Media Advisory: Share Food Program to host new warehouse groundbreaking in Delaware County
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WHO: George Matysik, Executive Director, Share Food Program
Ellie Crowell, Delaware County Program Director, Share Food Program
Dr. Monica Taylor, Delaware County Council Chair
Senator Tim Kearney (D-Delaware)
Frances M. Sheehan, President, The Foundation for Delaware County
Mary Hopper, Regulatory Counsel, Aqua
Pastor Christopher Heisey-Terrell, Loaves & Fishes food pantry
WHEN: Thursday, April 20, 12 – 1 p.m.
WHERE: 101 Amosland Road, Holmes, PA 19043
Share Food Program, the region’s leading hunger-relief organization, is hosting a groundbreaking event for Delaware County’s newest, dedicated food bank. The 9,000-square-foot warehouse, currently undergoing renovations, will serve as the County’s central hub for food commodities and distribution for the growing network of pantries in the region.
Members of the media are invited to the groundbreaking ceremony to hear representatives from Share, elected officials, and pantry partners discuss the impact and future of fighting food insecurity in Delaware County.
In 2021, Delaware County Council approved a five-year contract with Share Food Program to manage the charitable food system within the County. Share Food Program’s physical expansion into the region has enabled the organization and County to help provide more vulnerable families with nutritious food, education, and other resources. As the Delaware County’s lead agency for state and federal food distribution, Share Food Program has distributed 1 million+ pounds of food to its residents in need in 2022.
About Share Food Program Share Food Program is the leading hunger relief organization in the Greater Philadelphia region, working to eradicate food insecurity through food distribution, education and advocacy. Through partnerships with nearly 800 schools and 400 community-based organizations and partner pantries, Share Food Program feeds hundreds of thousands of neighbors in need each month.
To learn more and get involved, visit www.sharefoodprogram.org, or follow us on Facebook @sharefood and Twitter and Instagram @sharefoodphilly.