Nonprofits distribute food boxes for needy families in Fairfield County

The number of residents in Fairfield County considered food insecure has grown from the start of the pandemic.

News 12 Staff

Feb 16, 2021, 2:05 PM

Updated 1,214 days ago

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The number of residents in Fairfield County considered food insecure has grown from the start of the pandemic.
The Food Rescue US Fairfield County and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County partnered to distributed food boxes from the United States Department of Agriculture to those in need.
Organizers thanked the Tawa restaurant for allowing them to use their parking lot for distribution.
Executive Director of the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County Katie Lombardo says their goal is to have towns working together to help people in need.
“It really is necessary and it’s going to continue to be necessary for a long time to come,” Lombardo says.
Food boxes will be going to agencies from Bridgeport to Greenwich.


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