Saturday Ms. Bharati Kemerj of the Bharati Foundation joined with Shabbir Gul of the ICNA Relief USA, and Aleksander Nilaj of AAOHA to hand out all kinds of food, (including pet food) to hundreds of people who lined up for blocks in the Soundview section of the Bronx. Elected officials and those running for office were on hand as City Councilman (and 15th Congressional Candidate) Ruben Diaz Sr., 32nd State Senate District candidate John Perez, and 85th Assembly candidate Kenneth Burgos of TEAM DIAZ went down the long line of waiting people handing out face masks before joining the food give away.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., City Council members Ruben Diaz Sr (candidate for the 15th Congressional district) and Mark Gjonaj, 32nd State Senate District candidate John Perez, and 85th Assembly District candidate Kenneth Burgos joined the Bharati Foundation, ICNA Relief USA, and AAOHA to hand out food to the Soundview community.
Above - A group photo of the volunteers, elected officials, and candidates for office.
Below - Candidate for the 32nd State Senate John Perez, and candidate for the 85th Assembly District Kenneth Burgos hand out face masks to those on line.
Above - L-R Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr, Shabbur Gil of INCA Releif USA, Bishop Rosario, and John Perez candidate for 32nd State Senate. City Councilman Mark Gjonaj and City Councilman and 15th Congressional candidate Ruben Diaz Sr, talk in the background.
Below - Ruben Diaz Sr. Councilman and candidate for the 15th Congressional District, John Perez candidate for the 32nd State Senate District, and Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. wait for the next person to give a box of fresh produce to.
Above - Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. places a box of produce on this woman's cart.
Below - 32nd State Senate candidate John Perez places a box of produce in this woman' wagon.
Above - INCA Relief USA even gave out half gallons of milk.
Below - These women were thankful for the wagon load of groceries, which included the Meow Mix for a cat on top.