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St Mary’s Elementary School in Annapolis Fills Food Link Supply Closet

food_drive_st_marys_resizedLocal elementary school collects more than 5,000 lbs. of food for the hungry

Even before the morning bell rang, the children of St. Mary’s Elementary School on Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, had already filled five SUVs with food and supplies for Food Link, Inc. The food drive was organized by several faculty and parents. More than 390 bags were collected which added up to over 5,000 lbs of food and hygiene items.

 

Food for the Hungry

Food Link, Inc. is the largest non-profit hunger relief and food rescue organization in Anne Arundel County and four counties on the Eastern Shore. Food Link, Inc. provides immediate emergency food assistance and other essentials to individuals and families in time of needa safety net for the poor.

Almost 20 years ago, Food Link opened its doors with the mission to lead efforts in alleviating hunger in our community by linking vital resources to families and individuals in need. Food Link has become the last stop when traditional support programs fail or turn them away. Donated goods and services are the core of the program which supports over 75 agencies and charitable organizations in Anne Arundel County and the Eastern Shore.

Food Link programs include five emergency baby pantries which assist families win need with diapers, formula, clothing, furniture and other baby supplies. The pantries are stocked with donations and barely used baby items.

Food Link is a nationally recognized for its ability to help those in need. There is no paperwork, no judgement, no rejections or waiting. Food Link, truly provides immediate help for people in need.

The success of Food Link is depends solely on the support of individuals, community groups, businesses and civic organization.  To make a donation, host a food drive or volunteer please contact Paula Gordon at 410-897-3941 or paulas418@aol.com.

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