Jersey City Mutual Aid Society hosting collection drive at downtown book store next week


The Jersey City Mutual Aid Society (JCMAS) will be hosting a collection drive on outside of a downtown book store next Saturday to collect items for those in need.

Photo courtesy of the Jersey City Mutual Aid Society.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The drive will be held on Saturday, March 13th, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., outside of the WORD bookstore – located at 123 Newark Ave.

Items that are being given priority include diapers, toilet paper, bottled water, tampons/pads, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo and conditioner, moisturizer/body lotion deodorant, baby formula, diaper rash cream, baby soap, toothpaste, and dental floss.

An online registry is also available, with their website equipped schedule contribution pick ups from you home, though JCMAS notes they cannot currently accept furniture, clothing or food contributions.

Those interested in volunteering can fill out an online form here, while local business owners, club, and/or organizations looking to get involved can contact them via email at or send a direct message to their Instagram.

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