Ridgewood church lends a hand

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Ridgewood church lends a hand

Members of a Ridgewood church put their faith into practice this weekend — one shovelful of muck at a time — by helping Pompton Lakes residents clean up their flood-damaged homes.

Teresa Caraballo of Hackensack bagging debris from Satinder Bharaj's basement on Washington Avenue in Pompton Lakes as more than 100 volunteers from the World Mission Society Church of God in Ridgewood helped flood victims.

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Teresa Caraballo of Hackensack bagging debris from Satinder Bharaj’s basement on Washington Avenue in Pompton Lakes as more than 100 volunteers from the World Mission Society Church of God in Ridgewood helped flood victims.

More than 100 members of the Ridgewood congregation of the World Mission Society Church of God helped shovel out debris, knock down a damaged wall and bag trash removed from the basements of several homes along Washington Avenue on Monday.

For residents such as Satinder Bharaj, the group’s arrival was a blessing.

At the height of the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene, water poured in from the front and back of the home where Bharaj and her husband, Balbir, have lived for the last eight years.

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