A pair of Bronx food pantries in jeopardy of closing have gotten a reprieve in the form of a large donation.
The Muslim Women’s Institute for Research and Development has been operating food pantries in Highbridge and Parkchester since 1997, but without $50,000, the organisation would have had to shutter the pantries at the end of the month.
But Monday evening, executive director Nurah Ama’tulla received a check for $100,000. She says she is grateful and relieved that thousands of families in the Bronx won’t have to go elsewhere for assistance.
The lifeline came from the Collegiate Church Corporation — via redwolf.newsvine.com