Berkeley College Donates Gifts to La Casa de Don Pedro

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, DECEMBER, 23, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

BERKELEY COLLEGE DONATES GIFTS TO

LA CASA DE DON PEDRO IN NEWARK

 

Berkeley College

Photo Caption: Berkeley College recently wrapped and delivered holiday gifts to La Casa de Don Pedro, an organization that provides social services to more than 50,000 people in the Greater Newark and Essex County areas. The donation was a joint effort by members of the Berkeley College Marketing department, who wrapped the gifts, and students from the Berkeley College campus in Newark, who delivered the gifts. “We are thrilled that Berkeley College chose to join La Casa de Don Pedro on our #GivingTuesday mission, by donating toys and gifts for the kids and teens we educate and support,” said Raymond Ocasio, Executive Director, La Casa de Don Pedro. “It was wonderful to have Santa and students stop by to deliver the presents! Knowing we can count on the Berkeley College community to give back and support La Casa means a lot to us.”

 

(Top) The Berkeley College Marketing department displays the wrapped gifts, accompanied by Joel Martinez, Campus Operating Officer, Berkeley College in Newark (center, in suit). (Below, L to R) Judy Gonzalez, Administrative Assistant, La Casa de Don Pedro, and Berkeley College students Aarti Patel of Jersey City, and Sinahia Eatmon, Stephanie Cortes and Glenn Burgess, all of Newark.

 

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