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Bedford Food Bank

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Who will the Bedford Food Bank serve?

At this time, the Bedford Food Bank will serve the following population: school-aged children/families of the Bedford Public Schools in need of food support at this time (including, but not limited to, students currently on free or reduced breakfast and lunch), previously identified vulnerable seniors and veterans, and existing clients of the Bedford Food Pantry.

What will be included in the food bags?

  • Families seeking support for school-aged children: bags will include five days’ worth of children’s breakfast and lunch fixings, and a few additional items to support the entire family, and will be distributed by school administrators at the JGSM drive-thru Food Bank.
  • Vulnerable seniors and veterans, and existing clients of the Bedford Food Pantry: bags will contain goods for meal preparation.

When will the food bank start, and where will it be held?

  • The Bedford Food Bank will be held at John Glenn Middle School, and will begin Friday, March 20, 2020, and will continue on Fridays until further notice.
  • The Food Bank will operate primarily on a drive-thru basis, with limited exception for residents who are on foot. Those utilizing the food bank cannot park their car, and walk up to the site.
  • Residents should enter John Glenn Middle School by Railroad Avenue. McMahon Road will be used for exit only.
  • There will be a separate food bank delivery system for homebound seniors, and disabled, residents.
  • If you are homebound resident, and in need of food assistance, please e-mail bedfordfoodbank@bedfordma.gov.

Hours of Operation

Vulnerable Senior Citizens/Veterans/Existing Bedford Food Pantry Clients: 12-4 PM

School-aged children/families of the Bedford Public Schools in need of food support at this time (including, but not limited to, students currently on free or reduced breakfast and lunch): 12-4 PM now as well (as of March 25).

For full details visit the town web site at: https://www.bedfordma.gov/bedfordfoodbank

Details

Date:
March 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.bedfordma.gov/bedfordfoodbank

Venue

John Glenn Middle School
99 McMahon Road
Bedford, MA 01730 United States
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