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The Center for Food Action received a check on January 19, 2005 for $1,800 from Bill O’Shea during a brief ceremony at Bill O’Shea’s Florist at the Circle in Hasbrouck Heights.
(l-r) Peter Gallo, Jr., Bill O'Shea, Patricia Espy (Executive Director, Center for Food Action) and Martin Saccomano
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Center for Food Action
gets $1,800 from Ribbons


The Center for Food Action (CFA) received a check on January 19, 2005 for $1,800 during a brief ceremony at Bill O’Shea’s Florist at the Circle in Hasbrouck Heights.

This donation was the result of hundreds of bright red ribbons decorating the Boulevard in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge during this recent holiday season.

Area residents donated $10 to the Center For Food Action. Bill O’Shea’s Florist provided a beautiful red ribbon with the contributor’s name on it. Contributors who donated $50 received embellished ribbons.

The ribbons were placed on every tree and telephone pole along the Boulevard in Hasbrouck Heights (from Route 46 to Wood-Ridge), by Knights of Columbus Msgr. Fitzpatrick Council 7041, and in Wood-Ridge (from Hasbrouck Heights to Carlstadt), by Knights of Columbus St. Anthony Council 11585. The ribbons are removed after Valentine’s Day.

The Center for Food Action is a non-profit food center that has served our area’s needy since 1976. CFA always welcomes donations of basic non-perishable food items such as juice, cereal, canned goods, pasta, baby food, etc. ###

The ribbon was provided by Harvey Jaffe of Designer Dispatch Ribbons and Floral Accessories.

Bill O'Shea's Florist has been sponsoring the Buy-A-Ribbon program since 1998. Bill O'Shea Florist was established in Hasbrouck Heights in 1969. ###


Previous Programs
[2004 Story]
[2003 Appeal Flyer] pdf
[2002 Story]
[2001 Program]

[2000 Program] [2000 regional recognition]

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Bill O’Shea placing a red ribbon at the Circle in Hasbrouck Heights during 1998.

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Food Drive  --  Good Neighbor Day
2005 program suspended due to construction 
2004 [Story & Group 1 Photos][Group 2 Photos]
2003 [First group of photos][Second group of photos][CFA & Channel 12 News]
2002 [Event photos] [Photos of participants] [Story] [Rose Heck gets Accolades]
2001 [Story][Event photos 1][Smiling Faces]
2000 [Story]  [Photos 1][Photos 2][Photos 3]
1999 [Story] [Photos 1][Photos 2][Photos 3]

Buy-a-Ribbon  --  Feed the Hungry
2005 [Story & photo]
2004 [Story & photo]
2003
[Story & photo] [CFA Press Release] [pdf form]
2002 [pdf form][CFA gets $2,500]
2001 [Story][pdf form][CFA gets$1,700]
2000 [Story][Regional acclaim][pdf form][CFA gets $3400]
1999 [Story][pdf form]

[Link to Bill O'Shea's Florist] [Link to Center for Food Action]

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