Hundreds brave heat to give food to the needy

Hundreds of people braved the heat and humidity this morning to give back to Newark's needy.

Several churches in the South Ward area teamed up with the nonprofit relief group Feed the Children to distribute food and water to needy families.

Organizers of the event say the sluggish economy has hit parts of Newark particularly hard. They say recipients are extremely appreciative of the community's support.Feed the Children

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