Yonkers, NY, August 27, 2010 -- Union telephone workers are coming together from all over Yonkers and The Bronx on August 29th, 2010 for a softball tournament to raise funds for Father Ned’s the Part of the Solutions Soup Kitchen (POTS) in The Bronx. Up to 26 teams are participating. Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, candidate for New York State Attorney General in Democratic Primary is expected to attend at 1:00 PM.
The event will take place this Sunday, August 29, 2010, at Redmond Field, 2200 Cook Avenue, Yonkers, NY, situated near Yonkers Avenue and Cross County Parkway intersection.
The POTS effort is an all day event that starts at 10:00 AM
POTS provides food, clothing and shelter to the underprivileged and homeless throughout the area. Father Ned is a Jesuit priest affiliated with Fordham University in The Bronx and it was he who started the soup kitchen over 25 years ago.
Communications Workers of America Local 1101 raised over $40,000 for POTS last year with over 400 people participating.