November 16, 2021
For More Information, contact:
Jennifer Carleton (603.496.7704)
CONCORD, NH — The Capital Region Food Program (CRFP) distributed 346 cases of nonperishable food items to 18 area social service agencies, food pantries and churches as part of the program’s Year Round Distribution Project (YRDP) on Tuesday, November 16th.
“In addition to the traditional Year Round Distribution Project food items such as canned fruit and vegetables, peanut butter, breakfast cereal, pasta, and soups we provide monthly, this month the CRFP also provided 108 chickens and 76 turkeys to our partner agencies for distribution to those in need,” states Elena Preston, chair of the YRDP.
CRFP partner agencies receiving food as part of the distribution included: Blueberry Express Day Care, Boscawen Congregational Food Pantry, CenterPoint Church Food Pantry, Central NH Boys & Girls Club, Christ the King Food Pantry, Concord Housing Authority, Epsom Food Pantry, Friends of Forgotten Children, Gospel Light Food Pantry, Loudon Food Pantry, Merrimack Valley Day Care, Open Door Community Church, Pittsfield Food Pantry, Salvation Army, St Paul’s Church Food Pantry, Suncook CAP, Undercover Pantry, West Congregational Church Food Pantry.
The Capital Region Food Program purchases and distributes food in Concord and 17 surrounding communities. This is accomplished by securing monetary donations, soliciting in-kind services from local businesses and the general public, and collaborating with other community distribution and service agencies.
To learn more about the CRFP, visit capitalregionfoodprogram.org.