Malliotakis Delivers 500 Pounds Of Food To Bay Ridge Community Center In Brooklyn

(BROOKLYN, NY) – Monday, Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) delivered 500 pounds of food to the Bay Ridge Community Development Center (BRCDC) as part of a donation she facilitated from Goya Foods to benefit more than two dozen food pantries across Staten Island and Southern Brooklyn.

“Today I delivered 500 pounds of food to the Bay Ridge Community Development Center as part of my efforts to support local food pantries and families as food prices continue to rise,” said Congresswoman Malliotakis. “I’m proud to join the BRCDC in working to fight food insecurity in Brooklyn and improving the quality of life for those in our community.”
“I want to thank Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis for supporting the Brooklyn community and the BRCDC by facilitating this donation from Goya Foods,” said Bibi Esahack, Executive Director for the Bay Ridge Community Development Center. “It’s important to recognize that New York City is still experiencing food insecurity and we all must do our part to help those who are struggling.”
To learn more about the BRCDC, click HERE.
Banner Image: Nicole Malliotakis delivering food to the Bay Ridge Community Center.  Image Credit – Nicole Malliotakis

Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis

Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis was sworn in on January 3, 2021 to represent Staten Island and Southern Brooklyn. Prior to serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis was elected to the New York State Assembly on November 2, 2010, defeating a two-term incumbent. In the Assembly, she served as Minority Whip and the ranking minority member of the Assembly Committee on Governmental Employees. For five terms, Congresswoman Malliotakis fought to restore ethics in Albany, expand transit service in her district, improve programs for senior citizens, reform education and improve New York’s economic climate by reducing the tax burden on small businesses and residents. A cornerstone of her tenure was helping her community recover and rebuild following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In addition to advocating for these same issues in Washington, Congresswoman Malliotakis is acutely focused on securing New York’s fair share of federal mass transit funding, which would go towards expanding transportation services and easing traffic congestion, while also championing public safety by supporting our nation’s law enforcement officers. Congresswoman Malliotakis is the daughter of immigrants, her father from Greece and her mother a Cuban exile of the Castro dictatorship. She is currently the only Republican member representing New York City in Congress, representing a district spanning the boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island. She is a passionate advocate for animal rights and the strengthening of animal cruelty laws, and in her spare time, enjoys spending time with her chihuahua, Peanut.

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