CONCORD, NH — The Capital Region Food Program (CRFP) distributed over 1.3 tons of nonperishable food items to nine area social service agencies, food pantries and churches as part of the program’s Year-Round Distribution Project (YRDP) on Tuesday, May 11th.
CRFP partner agencies receiving food as part of the distribution included.: CenterPoint Food Pantry, Christ the King Food Pantry, Friends of Forgotten Children, Loudon Food Pantry, Merrimack Valley Day Care, Open Door Community Kitchen, St. Paul’s Church Food Pantry, Suncook/Allenstown Community Action Program (CAP) and The Salvation Army.
As part of the Year-Round Distribution Project, non-perishable items such as canned fruit and vegetables, peanut butter, breakfast cereal, pasta, and soups are distributed at no cost to participating partner agencies. For a complete listing of partner agencies supported by the CRFP’s Year-Round Distribution Project efforts, visit capitalregionfoodprogram.org.
The Capital Region Food Program purchases and distributes food in Concord and 17 surrounding communities. This is accomplished by securing monetary donations, soliciting in-kind services from local businesses and the general public, and collaborating with other community distribution and service agencies.
To learn more about the CRFP, visit capitalregionfoodprogram.org.
The Capital Region Food Program (CRFP) is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help reduce hunger in the Greater Concord area through year-round distribution of food to individuals and families. Since 1974 this has been accomplished by securing financial donations and in-kind services and by coordination, collaboration, and cooperation with other community distribution and service agencies.
The CRFP distributes over 110 tons of food annually through two initiatives. Forty (40) tons of food is distributed through the Year-Round Distribution Project which is distributed eleven times each year to over thirty local agencies. Seventy (70) tons of food is distributed through the program’s Holiday Food Basket Project, held in partnership with the New Hampshire National Guard each December.