Several members of the Jefferson County Young Professionals Network’s (JCYPN) Executive Committee presented a monetary donation July 2 to Pat Tate, executive director of Neighbor to Neighbor.


“When JCYPN members learned of the decline in donations coming in at N2N (Neighbor to Neighbor) during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they were quickly on board to try to help. Neighbors helping neighbors,” according to a newsletter from the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce. JCYPN is a program of the Chamber.


Neighbor to Neighbor, 1419 S. Pine St., operates a food pantry for the low income, elderly and those in need of emergency food and provides a free hot meal at noon Monday through Friday.


The agency works to provide clothing, emergency funds for medicines, eyeglasses, rent, utilities and transportation, conducts special holiday programs supplying food and gifts, provides school supplies for children, offers free clothing and household goods for burn-out victims and others in their time of need.


Neighbor to Neighbor also gives community information and acts as a referral service for those in need, according to the release. Details: Neighbor to Neighbor, 870-534-2883.