Young kids shouldn’t ever have to go hungry. That’s why we are partnering with United Way of Greater New Bedford for the Spring Edition of the Hunger Heroes Project. We’ll be collecting items to serve school-aged children of the SouthCoast nutritious packaged meals and snacks to keep them fed over school vacation week.

Join us at the Buttonwood Park Community Center on Saturday, April 3 from 10 am to 12 noon. The Community Center, also known as the Warming House, is located at 1 Oneida Street in New Bedford. Just stop by to drop off your items and we will take it from there. Volunteers will sort through the donations right on site.

Acceptable Items: non-perishables and canned goods including:

  • Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly (no glass)
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Instant Mashed potatoes
  • Canned Soup
  • Healthy Granola Bars
  • Canned/Packet Tuna
  • Sugar-Free Apple Sauce
  • Sugar-Free Fruit Cups

UWGNB will be providing pasta, sauce, and healthy juice boxes.

United Way is also offering an online option as well so you can order right off the wish list of necessary items and have them delivered to the office in advance. Please click HERE for that link.

Due to COVID-19, we will follow social distance guidelines, wear masks, and have hand sanitizer on-site. Those who wish to donate to this cause are asked to remain in their cars while volunteers take the items out for sorting. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please help us make the First Annual Hunger Heroes - Spring Edition a huge success.

This program is made possible by our friends at Cottage Street Motors.

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