‘Tis the holiday season and a local Hudson County business is giving back to the community in a very charitable way.  It’s their way of saying thank you for what certain essential workers have done during the pandemic.

DT Allen Contracting Offering Free Christmas Trees to First Responders, Medical Workers & Teachers
Trees will be available on Saturday at Braddock Park in North Bergen


NORTH BERGEN, NJ — DT Allen Contracting, one of the area’s leading real estate development firms, is partnering with the Township of North Bergen and Freeholder Chairman Anthony Vainieri to offer free Christmas Trees to Hudson County police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other first responders, as well as frontline medical workers and teachers. The trees are being given as a thank you to the essential workers who have kept Hudson County moving throughout this tumultuous year. Trees will be available on a first come, first served basis this Saturday, November 28th starting at 10:00 a.m. and identification must be shown to receive a tree.  Free trees will be available until 4 pm.
NOTE: Masks will be required and social distancing protocols will be followed 

“This year has been incredibly hard for all of us, but the sacrifices the people on the front lines of the pandemic continue to make are truly inspiring and we wanted to do something to give back and spread some holiday cheer to our frontline heroes,” said Dan Allen, Principal of DT Allen Contracting. “Whether they are patrolling our streets, working in our hospitals or teaching our children in unprecedented circumstances, these men and women deserve our thanks and this was the least we could do to show them how much we appreciate them.” 
The Allen Family, consisting of 13 siblings, has been part of the Hudson County community since 1960 and has been involved in many charitable causes over the past six decades. These charitable activities have included gifts for Children’s Cancer Ward at Hackensack University Medical Center, donations to the foodbank at St. Josephs and Michael’s Parish, rebuilding the Blue Chapel Wall in Union City, donating 3,000 tons of stone for a new football field in Wyckoff, building a parking lot at Rose House Non Profit Adult Living Quarters in Cedar Knolls and supporting the former Veronica’s Veil in Union City.