North Brooklyn Angels luncheon reflects on seven years of service to the community

North Brooklyn Angels 2024

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"We started thinking about building a food project that was primarily about bringing newer affluent residents together with long-standing residents to aid their neighbors. That's why we came up with the tagline 'neighbors helping neighbors," said Rev. John Merz, a cofounder and vice chair of North Brooklyn Angels and Vicar of the Church of Ascension in Greenpoint.

"In gentrification, parallel communities inhabit the same space, but they don't have any interaction. We wanted to bring people together to start to see their community more intimately but also to work with their neighbors, serving their neighbors."

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