After a few months of “drive thru” food distribution, we are finally back in the food pantry with a good assortment of fresh produce, a great variety of meat, milk and dairy products. Although it is difficult to keep fresh Read More
After several months waiting for the DMV to send the new license plates, we were able to go up the Maryland to get our new to us truck. It’s a little bit longer, and much quieter than the old truck. Read More
We are not serving as many clients as we had expected, and the number of volunteers is significantly lower than before the pandemic. However, we are still enjoying each others company. With all the new measures that we have put Read More
Several volunteers from BFL picked corn provided by one of our local farmers, Ray Rilee. Although it was a pretty hot day, we managed to pick about 1,000 lbs of delicious sweet corn. We will be distributing it next week Read More
Hopefully, we did our last drive-thru distribution today in the Newington Baptist Church parking lot. By the time we got to the last car, we only had a few dinner rolls and some bacon. It was a really hot day, Read More
Volunteers at Bread for Life are preparing to reopen the Food Pantry on July 6th. There will lots of changes to protect both the volunteers and the clients. While maintaining social distancing, Monique Raposa reviewed the new procedures with the volunteers Read More
Another distribution at Newington Baptist Church. By the time we arrived with the truck, there were already 25 cars in the parking lot. By now everyone knows how to line up so we don’t need as many people doing traffic Read More
Last week, we had a drive-though distribution with 173 families.