Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Deputy Mayor of Community Engagement Jacqueline Quiles, North Ward Council Member Anibal Ramos, Jr., and other sponsors will hosted an Easter Sunday Celebration on April 17 at the Vince Lombardi Center of Hope in the City’s North Ward.
The FREE family event offered Easter baskets, candy, books, care packages, and resource tables. United Community Corporation gave out free groceries to families in attendance.
“We are proud to bring seasonal joy to our residents,” Mayor Baraka said. “I hope that they join us at this family celebration of renewal and transformation and enjoy the festivities and information we are giving out. I want to thank our sponsors and organizers for putting together what will be a great Easter Sunday celebration.”
Sponsors included the Newark Municipal Council, United Community Corporation, Sinai Post-Acute Nursing and Rehab Center, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Popular Bank, Hispanic Law Enforcement Society of Essex County, Hispanic Firefighters Association, Amerigroup, and RWJ Barnabas Health.