Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., FreshDirect, City Harvest, KAI Family Foundation, Virtu Financial, Lineage Logistics, Slick Rick Music Corp., and Local Elected Officials Partner to Distribute Thanksgiving Turkeys, PPE, and Food to Local Bronx Community 

Event is Part of FreshDirect’s Annual “Give-Ember” 2020 Holiday Food Donation Extravaganza Initiative Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., FreshDirect, City Harvest, KAI Family Foundation, Virtu Financial, Lineage Logistics, Slick Rick Music Corp., and local elected officials teamed up to distribute 700 turkeys, holiday side dishes and PPE to show…

BRONX BP DIAZ, EMPIRE BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD, & MONTEFIORE HEALTH SYSTEM HOST ANNUAL ‘HEALTH & LITERACY BACK TO SCHOOL’ EVENT

On Wednesday August 26, 2020, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Montefiore Health System hosted their annual “Heath and Literacy Back to School Event,” at Roberto Clemente State Park, distributing school supplies and health information to Bronx families. Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr. was joined by Deputy Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden,…

REPRESENTATIVE ESPAILLAT INTRODUCES BILLS TO COMPENSATE COVID-19 VICTIMS, CREATE MEMORIAL TO COMMEMORATE LIVES LOST AND THE HEROES WHO FOUGHT AGAINST PANDEMIC

NEW YORK, NY – Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced two legislative initiatives today to compensate surviving individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and to establish a commission for the creation of a National COVID-19 Memorial in New York City. “The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the US economy, impacted every community across the nation,…