CONCORD, NH — On Tuesday, June 9th, the Capital Region Food Program (CRFP) donated over 2.4 tons of nonperishable food items to fifteen social service agencies, food pantries and churches as part of the program’s Year-Round Distribution Project (YRDP).
Organizations receiving food as part of this month’s distribution included: Boscawen Congregational Church Food Pantry, Centerpoint Food Pantry, Christ the King Food Pantry, Epsom Food Pantry, First Congregational Church Food Pantry, Friends of Forgotten Children, Gospel Light Food Pantry, Loudon Food Pantry, Merrimack Valley Daycare, Open Door Community Kitchen, Pittsfield Food Pantry, Salvation Army, St. Paul’s Church Food Pantry, Suncook Community Action Program (CAP) and Warner Community Action Program (CAP).
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 agencies. For a complete listing of partner agencies supported by the CRFP;s Year-Round Distribution Project efforts, visit capitalregionfoodprogram.org.
Every dollar donated to the CRFP is solely used for the purchasing of food. To organize a food drive, donate food, or inquire about volunteer opportunities, please 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.
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