Camden, New Jersey rec center transforms into grocery store ahead of Thanksgiving

CAMDEN, New Jersey (WPVI) -- On a normal night, about 200 children would be playing basketball at The Neighborhood Center in Camden, New Jersey. On...

November 22, 2022
3:02 AM

CAMDEN, New Jersey (WPVI) -- On a normal night, about 200 children would be playing basketball at The Neighborhood Center in Camden, New Jersey. On Monday, it was transformed into a pop-up grocery store for those in need. Volunteers at The Neighborhood Center in Camden spent the day receiving donations and prepping their basketball court for the "Community Flash Grocery Store". The store will be open to about 600 pre-registered families in need to shop for all their Thanksgiving food needs. Michael Landis, the executive director of The Neighborhood Center, and said it's important to feed these families with nutritious foods.

Tom Kretschmer