Food Donation

Food Drive at the Shop Rite Palisades Park

Embrace Relief  & Turkish Cultural Center Bergen facilitated a food drive at the Shop Rite Palisades Park on December 18th,2014 from 2 pm to 8 pm. At the entrance of the store volunteers distribute food drive flyers that is shown below and  while customers were shopping, they  bought extra items to donate.At the end of the day customers` donations filled a shopping cart that  We have donated all items to the Center of Food Action (CFA)

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Food Drive

Since summer of 2014, Embrace Relief has donated over 58,000 pounds of fresh meat to families in need. During the summer months, Embrace Relief donated 17,000 pounds to people in Haiti, Dominican Republic, Kenya and Tanzania. In October 2014, we have donated 41,000 pounds of fresh meat to needy families and shelters all across the United States. Food is something we often take for granted and it is something so many people in the world don’t have.

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Food and School Supplies to Orphans in Haiti

On February 20, 2014 Embrace relief with 10 volunteers visited Haiti. Volunteers along with the CEO of Embrace Relief visited 6 orphanages across Port-au-Prince and donated food and school supplies to the 230 orphans living in the orphanages. Haiti had already been a poor country before the natural disasters. After the earthquake Haiti is still struggling with rebuilding. The CEO of Embrace Relief along with the Health Department Coordinator and

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Food Drive

According the statistics from FeedingAmerica.com”. In 2011, 46.2 million people (15.0 percent) were in poverty and 50.1 million Americans lived in food insecure households, 33.5 million adults and 16.7 million children”. Food insecure families are so limited in their resources to buy food that they are running out of food, reducing the quality of their food, cutting out meat, feeding their children unbalanced meals, or skipping meals so that

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500 Food Packages to 500 Families

Embrace Relief is working to help the needy in upstate New York. Embrace Relief distributed food packages to more than 500 families from Myanmar, and Somalia to provide temporary relief during 2013. Each food packet contains more than 50 pounds of food, and is designed to help a family of three to five people. This generally includes rice, pasta, sugar, vegetable oil and canned food. In 2012, our volunteers were able to distribute donation packages

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Food Donation

Poverty is a one of the biggest problems in America. There are more than 300,000 people living in poverty. To help solve this problem we have organized food drives, collected and distributed canned food. Embrace Relief has distributed more than 30,000 Lbs of food in 2012 and more than 40,000 Lbs in 2013. We plan to collect and distribute 100,000 Lbs of food in 2014 through food drives. However we are working to provide a more permanent solution to

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Soup Kitchen in Kenya

Embrace Relief built a soup kitchen in Malindi-Kenya. The soup kitchen serves more than 1500 Somalian refugees a day. Embrace Relief will continue to support the soup kitchen by providing the food for the facility. The size of the soup kitchen is 7,500 sq/ft and approximately 30 employees work in it. [AFG_gallery id='41']

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Famine in Africa

There are more than 360,000 Somalian refugees staying in the world’s largest refugee camp (Dadaab Camp) near Kenya. The only hope of survival is the food and water at the refugee camps which is only enough for one of every four refugees. Without help from outside, the survival rate will keep decreasing because of the increase in refugee numbers. According to the UN report, two million children are undernourished and in order for them to survive,

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