St. Mary’s Food Bank makes food boxes for seniors during pandemic

Good News Notes: “‘We want to make sure that seniors are taken care of during this time,’ said Jerry Brown, spokesperson for the Phoenix-based nonprofit. ‘People have dietary restrictions… the cereals are different, we have more juices in there for folks that need it — so we try to gear the box more towards seniors.’…

Students donate funds from cancelled events to boy with leukemia

Good News Notes: “Prom and end-of-the year celebrations are looked forward to for months. But coronavirus had other plans this year. The pandemic canceled those events for seniors across the country, including at East Rochester Junior/Senior High School. More than $4,000 was raised for celebrations at that school. When COVID canceled them, the funds were…

Two locals feed seniors and the homeless in Atlantic City

Good News Notes: “The Rev. James Pressley and Erica Marshall, along with several volunteers, spent Saturday evening handing out meals to seniors and the homeless in Atlantic City who they felt are at particular risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘We wanted to do something for the seniors,’ Pressley said. ‘We’re all struggling, but seniors and…