On Thursday, July 9, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, called for a boycott of Oreo cookies and other Nabisco/Mondelez products as a result of the parent company’s recent closing of its 60-year-old bakery in Northeast Philadelphia, a result of which about 350 employees were laid off.
State Sen. Mike Stack said Oreos are his wife’s favorite cookie, but he’s not going to buy them anymore.
Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.
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Lisa Sandler presents Tom McAloon, of the Walmart Foundation, with a plaque for its assistance to Klein JCC’s food programs. Aloon later announced that Walmart and the Meals on Wheels Association of America will be donating a $50,000 grant to Klein JCC to further assist the food programs.