‘HUNTS POINT GIVES BACK’
BRONX TIMES REPORTER, NOVEMBER 2 16 9-DECEMBER 5, 2019 BTR
On Saturday, November 16, the Hunts Point Produce Market,
in collaboration with the 41st Precinct, hosted its
fi fth annual ‘Hunts Point Gives Back’ community event
at the Julio Carballo Little League Basketball Court. For
the event, more than 25,000 pounds of fresh, healthy,
seasonal produce including Macintosh apples, oranges,
baking potatoes, carrots, ginger, cranberries, garlic, yams
and rutabagas, as well as acorn, butternut and chayote
squash was donated to Hunts Point and south Bronx residents.
(above) Sergeant Poole (l) and Nathel and Nathel’s director
of corporate operations Angel Helck were among
those who got involved to give back to the community.
(top left) Elected offi cials who attended the event included
Councilman Rafael Salamanca (l), Councilman Ruben Diaz
(second from l) and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo (r).
(middle left) (l-r) Mike Fundaro, Steve Rambala, Michael
Armata, Sasha Lopresti-Ajtrucco and Nathel & Nathel’s
director of corporate operations Angel Helck gather fresh
produce during the event.
(left) (l-r) Fernando Cesado,
Myra Gordon and Hunts
Point Public Safety peace
offi cer Wanda Diaz.
(below) Fernando Cesado
dropping off food to be
packed in bags at the event.
Hunts Point Produce Market hosts 5th annual