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Union County continues Collection Drive for Federal Employees impacted by Government Shutdown

Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, and Freeholders Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded and Sergio Granados today joined with Human Services Administrators and employees in Elizabeth as they gathered food, diapers and hygiene products to be distributed to federal employees impacted by the shutdown and also for residents of Union County that have applied for SNAP and need emergency assistance.  The efforts are being organized through the Freeholder Board and through the Division of Social Services.

l. to r. Division of Social Services Director Charles Gillon, Freeholder Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded,  Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski,  Division of Social Service employees Felice Twaddle and  Tina Lopez, Human Services Director Debbie-Ann Anderson,  and Freeholder Sergio Granados.

Residents are welcome to continue to contribute feminine hygiene products and diapers for distribution through the Community Food Bank at the following County government locations:

  • Union County Administration Building Lobby- 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth
  • Union County Socials Services Building located at-
    • 342 Westminster Ave., Elizabeth
    • 200 West 2nd St., Plainfield
  • Froehlich Public Safety Building-400 North Ave., East, Westfield
  • Engineering & Public Works Building-2325 South Ave., Scotch Plains

Offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For More Information: Contact the Office of Community Engagement & Diversity Office: Nathalie Hernandez,