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Waterbury Area Business and Organizations Collect Food for Local Pantries

The shelves of Waterbury area food pantries will be replenished thanks to the generosity of 37 businesses and organizations that participated in the annual United Way Day of Action: Stock the Pantry food drive.  The United Way of Greater Waterbury and The Greater Waterbury Emergency Food Resource Council made the announcement today at Connecticut Food Bank’s Waterbury warehouse.  During the months of May and June, local companies and organizations held food drives at their workplace to collect high protein foods and items for easy to prepare meals for those who struggle with hunger in the Greater Waterbury area.  “Local food banks are facing shortages and are in need of donations throughout the summer months when children – many of whom regularly received free or reduced lunch during the school year – are on summer break,” said Kristen Jacoby, president of the United Way of Greater Waterbury.  “The United Way’s Day...
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