Food Industry Convoy of Caring

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On September 19, let's start an online Convoy of Caring:

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Share YOUR words of praise for the food industry using #ConvoyofCaring and tag @Foodshare so we can let everyone know how important they are to this fight!

About the Convoy 

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The Food Industry Convoy of Caring will mark 15 years this September. For the first time ever, Foodshare and Connecticut Food Bank will join together to recognize the statewide food industry, offering thanks to all those who partner with us to fight hunger here at home.

More than 70% of the food we distribute comes directly from our food industry partners. Large-scale donations from companies like Stop & Shop and HPC Foodservice allow us to provide 25 meals for every $10 donated. As a result of our strong partnership with these companies, we have been able to grow with the increasing need in our region, ensuring that all of our hungry neighbors have better access to the resources they need most.

Who is participating in the 2017 Convoy?


 

 

Bishop's Orchard Farm Market
The Farmer's Cow
Freshpoint
Garelick Farms
Geissler's
Guida Dairy
Mountain Dairy
Ocean State Job Lot    

           

PriceRite
Pepsi Beverages Company
Rose's Berry Farm
ShopRite
Stop & Shop
Sysco
Walmart

     
          
 

What:

 

15th Annual Food Industry Convoy of Caring and Recognition Breakfast

Following breakfast the Convoy will depart North on 91 to Foodshare and South on 91 to the Connecticut Food Bank, all with a State Police escort.

 
         
 

Where:

 

The Sheraton Hartford South2013 Sheraton Logo Donor Spotlight

100 Capitol Blvd., Rocky Hill, CT

Many thanks to the Sheraton Hartford South who provide the breakfast and space at no cost!

 
         
 

When: 

 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (Food companies: Register online)

  • Truck line up starts at 4 a.m.
  • Breakfast at 7 a.m.
  • Convoy departs at 8:30 a.m.
 



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