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Posted on: December 14, 2023

County, Foodlink to Host Pop-Up Food Pantry on December 21st; Volunteers Needed

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GENESEO, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2023 – With the holiday season right around the corner, Livingston County and Foodlink are aiming to reduce food insecurity throughout the region by hosting a pop-up food pantry in Mount Morris.  Additionally, volunteers will be needed to help staff the food pantry and assist with logistics.

The pantry will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2023 in the Save-A-Lot grocery store located at 15 E. State St., Mount Morris, N.Y. 14510.  Volunteers are asked to arrive at 8:30 a.m.

Volunteers are needed to help with setting up, uploading items from trucks and assisting with traffic flow, boxing food items, delivering food boxes to cars and cleaning up after the event ends.

No experience is required to volunteer for the event.  If you’re interested in helping those in need, please call (585) 243-7415 or email mbetette@co.livingston.ny.us.  

Foodlink is a Rochester-based nonprofit dedicated to ending hunger and building healthier communities by addressing both the symptoms and root causes of food insecurity. Foodlink serves as the hub of the emergency food system across a 10-county service area. As a leading public health organization, Foodlink administers many programs and initiatives that aim to build the health and wealth of communities.

Foodlink provides food assistance through the safe storage and distribution of emergency food to its network of food bank members and community partners. Foodlink builds healthier communities through innovative programs that create new access points to nutritious foods and empower people to make healthy choices. It drives change through bold career empowerment initiatives and advocacy for a more just, equitable food system.

Learn more about how Foodlink is transforming lives and creating healthy futures for every community   served at www.FoodlinkNY.org, or follow on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at @foodlinkny.

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About Livingston County:
 Founded in 1821, Livingston County, N.Y., is home to more than 61,000 residents in 17 towns located across 631 square miles of the Finger Lakes region.

 

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