BROOKFIELD — Ten
area businesses are working together to collect food,
gift cards and non-food items for the New Berlin Food
The joint effort led
by Grounds Maintenance Services and Charlie’s East Coast
Hair kicks off as the New Berlin Food Pantry, which
serves 100 to 125 households per month in New Berlin,
Brookfield and Elm Grove, heads into a season of
typically higher demand.
The goal is to fill
a three-ton Grounds Maintenance Services dump truck with
canned and boxed food, diapers, laundry soap, cleaning
supplies and personal hygiene items. Donations can be
made through Nov. 16. This year’s collection follows a
2014 inaugural effort, where more than 4,000 pounds of
food and other goods were delivered to the New Berlin
Food Pantry, which was the largest single donation it
Bags of donated
items can be dropped off at: ActionCOACH Business
Coaching, 13150 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove;
Charlie’s East Coast Hair Designs, 285 N. Janacek Road,
Brookfield; Elite Sports Clubs, 600 N. Barker Road,
Brookfield; First Watch, 17550 W. Bluemound Road,
Brookfield; Jazzercise, 17800 W. Bluemound Road, Suite
Q, Brookfield; Lyle Husar Designs, 17395 W. Bluemound
Road, Brookfield; Movin’ & Lubin’, 2350 S. Commerce
Drive, New Berlin; Skiin, 21675 Moreland Blvd.,
Waukesha, and The Oilerie Brookfield, 17125C W.
Bluemound Road, Brookfield.
Donations of gift
cards are also encouraged and monetary donations can be
mailed to the food pantry at 14750 W. Cleveland Ave.,
New Berlin, WI 53151.