Members of the Jersey City Rotary Club participated in three Thanksgiving Day-related service projects last week. In the first project on Wednesday, members of the Club worked with other volunteers at AngelaCARES, packaging meals at Golden Door Charter School, located at 3044 Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City, for delivery to senior citizens. On Thursday – Thanksgiving Day - working at the Fountain of Salvation Christian Churches at 324 Communipaw Avenue, also in Jersey City, members prepared meals for delivery to homeless people and for inmates at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny.

Also on Thursday - members joined other volunteers in serving dinner in an annual event hosted by Monique Smith-Andrews, the owner/operator of Monique’s Techniques, a hair salon at 124 Storms Avenue in Jersey City, who also created the Mo’Hair Foundation.
Writing on her Facebook page on Wednesday, Jennifer R. Aitken,
the Club’s President, thanked “my fellow Rotarians who
volunteered yesterday with AngelaCARES, feed the

Way to go Wendy Paul, Keely Respass, Robert D.
Quinones, Bobby Stewart, Dominique Smith, Yolanda Jaco,
Mira Prinz-Arey, Alison Robinson, Joey Timpanaro and our
UACHS (University Academy Charter High School) Interactors!”

On Wednesday, nine Rotarians – Yolanda M. Jaco, Mira
Prinz-Arey, Robert D. Quinones, Wendy S. Paul, Keely Respass,
Alison M. Robinson, Dominique C. Smith, Bobby Stewart
and Joseph Timpanaro joined other volunteers at Angela-
CARES to distribute meals to senior citizens in Angela-
CARES seventh annual “Feed the Seniors!” project.

On Thanksgiving morning, Jennifer Aitken, Stacey L. Flanagan,
Wendy Paul, Alison Robinson, Chris Tomolonis and
Cindy Vazquez worked with the Fountain of Salvation Christian
Church in Jersey City, preparing and delivering meals
to homeless and other people in need.
Also on Thursday, Jujo Conol, Denise Ridley, Bobby Stewart
and Gina Verdibello worked at Monique’s Techniques in Jersey
City, serving meals to those in need.