Mountain Creek to resume its biweekly food distribution

Vernon. Local residents in need may sign up for a pick-up time during distribution days to be held every other Wednesday.

Vernon /
05 Jan 2021 | 03:11

Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon will begin distributing free groceries to local residents in need every other Wednesday beginning Dec. 9.

Between 3 and 5 p.m., Mountain Creek Resort will provide pre-packaged baskets containing a week’s worth of assorted perishable and non-perishable groceries to give back to the community and help those who need them most.

Interested individuals can pre-register for a pick-up time online at mountaincreek.com/community or by emailing Kat Polizos at kpolizos@mountaincreek.com. All registrations will be anonymous and collected only for check-in purposes.

Items will available free while supplies last, and may be picked up at the resort’s Sandhill parking lot at the dedicated time.

”According to a Monmouth University poll, roughly 1 in 3 Americans has felt economic pain due to loss of income as a result of COVID-19, and low-income households have been hit hardest,” says a statement from Mountain Creek. “The staggering economic impact of the pandemic has caused a dramatic increase in the need for food. A longtime staple of Sussex County, Mountain Creek Resort hopes to continue to find ways to give back to its community during these challenging times.”