PLAINFIELD—The Young Men of Resilience and Daybreak Community Development Corporation held a holiday celebration for families in need this weekend at Plainfield High School. Their mission is to provide gifts to 100 families on this year. The families they assist is comprised of single parent households, foster parent households, low income households and households that have been affected by the absence of parent in home due to illness and/or incarceration.
In these photos, Donna Albanese of Dairy Queen of Plainfield, in collaboration with the Union County Freeholder Board, was able to provide refurbished, donated bicycles to children as gifts for the holidays. Freeholders Alexander Mirabella, of Fanwood, and Linda Carter, of Plainfield, were on hand for the presentation. (photos by Manuel Ramirez, Union County)