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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Jeep enthusiasts collect 1,400 pounds of food for Newark Neighbours


Jeep aficionados stood up for those who have it rough on Saturday morning as the Niagara Area Jeep Club collected four vehicles full of donated food during the annual food drive for Newark Neighbours.

“We had two pickup truck beds and two four-door jeeps full, from the back of the front seats to the tailgates,” said club administrator Janina Montagna.

More than 1,400 pounds of items were collected, she said. “We look forward to next year when we can hopefully collect more.”

The food drive has been held at Phil’s Valu-mart on Niagara Stone Road for the last three years.

Montagna said the group is thankful to Valu-mart owners Phil and Shannon Leboudec for use of their parking lot as Jeep club members collected donations from customers.