Food pantry programs that serve students and families in western Montgomery County were among the recipients of more than 30 tons of items collected by the Lt. Patty Simons Law Enforcement Food Drive.
Philabundance, the regional food bank that supplies pantries and organizations in western Montgomery County and elsewhere, will benefit from a “fight hunger fund-raiser” conducted by Dunkin’ franchisees.
Local Congressional Reps. Madeline Dean and Chrissy Houlahan, and Sens. Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey, have been asked to help pass legislation providing more relief to economic victims of the pandemic.
Food pantries in North Coventry, Spring City and Phoenixville are among those expected to benefit from a $10,000 donation Monday by M&T Bank to the Chester County Food Bank.
United Healthcare of Philadelphia has presented new grant funding to Philabundance, which helps supply local food banks across western Montgomery County with groceries for families in need.
Latest news in the local war against hunger: a Pottstown women's group plans food item collections through June; a well-known Limerick banker throws open the doors of his business as a food drop-off point; and the blogging Queen of Frugality enlists plenty of food drive help in Phoenixville.
More than ever, food pantries across our area are in desperate need of help in assisting those less fortunate to put a meal on their families' tables. The Mercury newspaper, The Posts, and other local news sites and bloggers are working together to meet that need. And we're asking for readers' help.