Operation Barbeque Relief will be in Toms River Saturday, November 5, to serve 1,000 hot meals to residents who need it.
The meals will be served at The Hope Center parking lot, 253 Chestnut Street, Toms River, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The event was coordinated through the Hope Center, a 501 © 3 non-profit organization initiated by the Clergy Association of Greater Toms River. The Hope Center will be doing a winter coat drive. Residents can pick up free coats, blankets, hats, scarves, gloves and diapers.
The food distribution will be performed drive-through style. Please keep your windows closed and pop the trunk and we will deliver the food to the trunk or truck bed of your vehicle.
David Keith, Operation BBQ Relief Area Coordinator for New Jersey, and Mayor Maurice B. Hill during Operation BBQ Relief’s visit to Toms River in November, 2019.
David Keith, Area Coordinator for New Jersey, said, he always enjoys helping feed our community. It is always amazing to see what that hot meal can do for someone and we are glad we can do our small part to help our neighbors.”
“Operation BBQ Relief has been providing hot meals to residents in need before and throughout the pandemic,” said Mayor Maurice B. Hill. “We are very thankful that they will be providing hot meals to the residents of Toms River again this year, particularly as we near the Thanksgiving holiday.”