Two separate audits, one completed with data from 2012 and another with data from 2013, found the city has been shirking its duty to verify family income for eligibility and inspect dwellings prior to awarding rental assistance to needy families, according to an audit completed last month by a Bayonne based accountancy.
A group of employees from Enterprise Holdings, best known for its car rental service, volunteered time at Eva’s Village, an anti-poverty organization, last week, and donated $2,500 to support the city based organization’s soup kitchen.
Eva’s Village, the Paterson based anti-poverty organization, has organized its 3rd annual Recovery Walk to Celebrate National Recovery Month, thirty-days to build awareness in the country about substance abuse and mental health — the walk is set to take place on September 7th, 2013 on Hamilton Street.
PetSmart, a pet food company, donated more than $20,000 worth of pet food to the local animal shelter on Ryle Road
CUMAC, the largest food pantry in Paterson, it has been reported, has little or no food to hand out to the poor, and the organization blames the economy.
The city council is considering whether to declare state of emergency in Paterson. Crime in the city is out of control, not a day goes by without hearing of shootings, robberies, thefts, vandalisms, and just about every other form of antisocial behavior.
Realogy, a real estate service company, will send a batch of its employees to volunteer at Eva’s Village, an anti-poverty organization based in Paterson, on the 26th of September, 2012. The volunteers from Realogy will serve a lunch time meal from Eva’s Village kitchen located in Paterson.