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Rev. Sharpton & NAN Give Away Free Masks in Harlem, NY and Newark, NJ

Apr 17, 2020

New York, NY (April 17, 2020) – In the wake of the unprecedented emergency impacting the country due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and new mandates by the governors of New York and New Jersey that residents must wear masks in public, Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN will give away free masks and pre-packaged meals in Harlem, New York and Newark, NJ.

“Inner-city residents must follow this mandate to ensure public health and safety, and we are going one step further, by giving away masks to those who need it most,” said Reverend Al Sharpton. “In times of stress and struggle, we all need to support one another.”


Saturday, April 18, 2020 12 p.m.


NAN’S “House of Justice”
106 West 145th Street at Malcolm X. Blvd.
Rev. Al Sharpton will distribute masks and food


NAN TechWorld
400 Hawthorne Avenue, Newark, New Jersey
Pastor Steffie Bartley, NAN NJ, will distribute masks and food

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Rev. Al Sharpton gives away masks and food to residents in need