This Friday’s ‘Buy One Bring One’ Marks 7th Year of Drive

Posted on July 23, 2017

The next “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, July 21.

“July marks the seventh anniversary of our monthly BOBO Fridays food drive,” said Freeholder Walsh. “I want to thank the residents, employees and organizations that have provided more than 35 tons of donations during that time. Thank you for your continued support!”

Look for the blue BOBO Fridays bins at these county locations: Somerset County Administration Building, 20 Grove St., Somerville; Park Commission Headquarters, 355 Milltown Road, Bridgewater; and Lord Stirling Stable, 256 S. Maple Ave., Basking Ridge.

Local libraries hosting the bins include the Bound Brook Memorial Library, Bridgewater Library, Manville Library, Mary Jacobs Memorial Library (Rocky Hill), North Plainfield Library, Peapack-Gladstone Library, Somerville Public Library, Warren Township Library and Watchung Library.

Towns that have BOBO Fridays bins in their municipal buildings are Bedminster, Bound Brook, Franklin, Green Brook, North Plainfield and Raritan.

Source: Somerset County Office of Public Information


Canned or boxed food items are accepted. The bins are available every day during regular business hours, so even if you miss the third Friday, you can drop off donations at any time