Thursday, October 25, 2012

Fill-A-Bus Events Oct. 27 and Nov. 10 for Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project

The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project (MCTP) is holding two Fill-A-Bus events Saturday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Nov. 10 to collect non-perishable food donations for families who do not have the means to purchase a Thanksgiving meal this year.

Food will be collected Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Price Chopper in Middletown and Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stop & Shop in Middletown. A list of items needed will be available at the store during the collection times.

Monetary donations are being accepted as well. If you wish to contribute, checks can be made out to Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project and send to MCTP, c/o Fellowship Church, 1002 Saybrook Rd., Middletown, CT 06457.

For more information about volunteering or contributing a donation, please contact Lara SantaMaria at Fellowship Church at 860-346-1181.

Partners in the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project are Community Renewal Team, Cross Street AME Zion Church,, Fellowship Church, Heritage Commons, Liberty Bank Foundation, Middlesex County Community Foundation, Middlesex United Way, the Middletown Interfaith Community, Middletown Kiwanis Club, Middletown Police Department, Middletown Public Schools, Middletown Rotary Club, St. John Roman Catholic Church, St. Luke’s Eldercare Services, St. Vincent De Paul Middletown/Amazing Grace Food Pantry, The Salvation Army, Wadsworth Glen Health Care Center, and Wesleyan University.

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