FeedMore WNY Distributes More Than 1.5 Million Pounds Of Food
FeedMore WNY continues its COVID-19 relief efforts with food distributions, home-delivered meals and deliveries to local agencies.
WIVB-TV reports that FeedMore WNY's latest figures show more than 1.5 million pounds of food have been distributed through pantries and food distribution programs since closure of non-essential businesses.
“A lot of individuals, who are reaching out to us for assistance, are people who are reaching out for the very first time. They may not of used a pantry or a soup kitchen or any sort of assistance, program in the past but due to layoffs, furloughs, schools being shut down, where children normally rely on their school meals this has caused a lot of people to turn to us during this time for additional help.” said Catherine Shick Feedmore WNY Communications Director.
FeedMore WNY continues to need monetary and food donations to help meet the incredible demand for assistance
FeedMore has a listing of pantries and distribution sites throughout Western New York. https://www.foodbankwny.org/pantry-locator/
For food assistance or to make donations please call 822-2002