Maple Craft Foods Organizing Water Drops For Newark

A sleepless night of channel surfing has morphed into a philanthropic project that a local specialty food vendor hopes will bring relief to water-starved Newark, NJ.

“My brain wouldn’t settle down after a long day of work, and I couldn’t sleep,” Maple Craft Foods founder Dave Ackert told The Newtown Bee. “So I turned the news on, hoping the talking heads would do the job.”

Instead, Mr Ackert said he “saw a story which only made it harder to sleep.” That television report focused on the Newark water crisis and how one church was working to distribute water to home-bound residents and others without transportation to municipal water distribution sites.

Read the full story from The Newtown Bee

Water Drops For Newark