“The high demand for food has pushed Compassion Coalition into overdrive,” writes Amy Neff Roth at the Observer Dispatch.
The coronavirus pandemic has created greater need within the community and surrounding areas, and we are rising to meet that need.
We’ve donated eight tractor-trailer loads of nonperishable food since the state shutdown, in Utica and Albany, and provided tents and coolers to the Utica City School District to help it hand out meals to students and their families.
In addition, Bargain Grocery is fully stocked with low-cost perishable and nonperishable groceries families may need. A lot of people who otherwise wouldn’t come into the store are coming to the store because they have that access to food on a budget during these hard times.
Read more at the Observer Dispatch.