Diane CarusoSep 12, 2018, 2:16 pmSep 13, 2018, 11:07 am

Sharing community in Yonkers feeds those in need

Westchester county legislator: ‘We’re going to help you. No questions asked’


YONKERS – Several Westchester County organizations partnered with Westchester County Legislator Virginia Perez to feed people in Yonkers who are in need.

The partnership is between a private donor, The Sharing Community, Inc., Yonkers YMCA, The Municipal Housing Authority of Yonkers, Sheppard's Flock, Hillside Foods, Churches and other groups.

The Sharing Community, Inc. and Yonkers YMCA feeds hundreds of people a day each. The Yonkers Housing Authority houses 1,900 people

"The assistance is here. The meals are here. There are children, women, families, seniors. We're going to help you. No questions asked,” Perez said. "It's a large, large web that we were able to form here. And the program has turned out to be very successful and is going to be growing very quickly."

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