Foodshare to Continue Food Distribution at Rentschler Field Through the Month

94352283_10156934223847341_1574386117082349568_oDue to the overwhelming response from the community, Foodshare will continue its drive-thru food distribution on weekdays at Rentschler field for the next two weeks.

“Since the start of our distribution this past Monday we have served an average of nearly 1000 cars per day,” said Jason Jakubowski, President and CEO of Foodshare. “We have seen first-hand that our neighbors need our help, and for that reason we have made the decision to extend this food distribution so that no one in our community goes hungry.”

Important information regarding the distribution:
Distribution dates: Monday, April 27 through Friday, May 1; Monday, May 4 through Friday, May 8

Address: 615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118 – Silver Lane entrance; gates will close at Noon

One allocation of food per car to ensure that we have enough food for everyone.

Other resources for those unable to drive to East Hartford:
-For the safety of pedestrians we are not encouraging walk-ups. Foodshare continues to operate Mobile Foodshare on the weekdays throughout the region. Our mobile sites are much better suited for pedestrian traffic. To find a site near you please text “FOODSHARE” to 85511 or go to www.foodshare.org/mobile.

-To find a food pantry and other resources near you, call 2-1-1 or go to https://www.211ct.org/. 2-1-1 Connecticut

If you are interested in volunteering or would like to donate to help us continue to serve our neighbors visit www.foodshare.org

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