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FeedMore WNY welcomes those affected by United Auto Workers strike to participate in additional mobile food pantry distributions

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Thu, Oct 17th 2019 09:25 am

As the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors continues, FeedMore WNY encourages affected individuals and families experiencing food insecurity or financial hardship to participate in its two upcoming mobile food pantry distributions in Lockport and Tonawanda.

The distributions will provide a variety of shelf-stable and perishable nutritious food items. The mobile food pantry distributions will be held at the following times and locations:

  • Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at The Salvation Army Lockport, 50 Cottage St.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at New Covenant Tabernacle, 345 McConkey Drive, Buffalo

In order to make it as easy as possible for hungry community members to receive food, participants will be asked to sign in at the distributions.

FeedMore WNY’s mobile food pantry distributions are available to anyone who is in need of food assistance. Those individuals are encouraged to call FeedMore WNY at 716-852-1305 to be connected with its partner agencies and programs throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties. Community members in need also can use the “Find Help” tab at www.foodbankwny.org to find a soup kitchen or food pantry in their area.

About FeedMore WNY

FeedMore WNY offers dignity, hope and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship and skills training to its Western New York neighbors in need. Through its Food Bank Distribution Center and partner hunger-relief agencies, as well as its Meals on Wheels and other targeted feeding programs, FeedMore WNY alleviates hunger and assists community members of all ages throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties. More information can be found at www.mealsonwheelswny.org and www.foodbankwny.org.

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