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Madison-Marine Civic Launches Food Drive


The Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association has launched their annual Thanksgiving food drive, and they’re collecting at local establishments until November 18.

The group is asking residents to contribute non-perishable Thanksgiving-related food items at bins in the following locations:

  • Michael’s Bakery (2923 Avenue R)
  • JoMart Chocolates (2917 Avenue R)
  • Pronto Pizza (2928 Avenue R)
  • Tom’s Cleaners (2917 Avenue S)
  • Buckley’s Restaurant (2926 Avenue S)
  • Ave. U Fish Market (2704 Avenue U)
  • G & S Pork Store (2611 Avenue U)
  • Roosevelt Savings Bank (2925 Avenue U)

Frozen turkeys and donations (payable to Madison-Marine Civic) may also be brought to the King’s Chapel (Quentin Rd. and East 27th Street) on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or to the group’s November 18 meeting at the chapel. For information, call (917) 538-6803.

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  1. You can also drop food off at St. Mark’s St. Vincent de Paul Society – basement door of the rectory – or in the collection baskets in the front lobby of the church. It won’t go to the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association, but it will go to the poor.St. Mark Church is located on the corner of Ocean Ave and Avenue Z and the rectory is located on the corner of East 19th Street and Jerome Ave.


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