WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB / WSHM) – The Massachusetts Navy Assist Basis handed a significant milestone Saturday after handing out 1,000,000 kilos of recent meals that afternoon.
This system has been operating since October.
The group stepped ahead after different assist choices for veterans had been reduce off throughout the pandemic. Native leaders informed Western Mass Information that the pandemic has raised points which have all the time been in our space.
“Meals insecurity is an issue normally, however it’s a downside in Pioneer Valley,” mentioned West Springfield Mayor William Reichelt. “So having this program each weekend is nice, and the quantity of meals, they’ll assist their households by the week till we will get by the following step of the pandemic.”
If anybody is involved in registering for a field sooner or later, the group mentioned they plan to proceed this occasion each Saturday on the Huge E Dwelling Middle.