Thursday, September 4, 2014

Saturday: Soroptimists, Civitan, and Altrusa To Collect Food For Amazing Grace

Submitted by Patti Nettis Deegan "Publicity Patti" 
On Saturday, September 6th , three local Service Clubs, Altrusa International of Central CT, Civitan Club of Middletown and Soroptimists of CT River Valley will Pack a Pickup with Proteins for the Pantry. The event will be held at the Stop and Shop on 416 East Main St. 8 AM to 3 PM. Members will be at both entrances to accept donations and thank the public for their generosity.

Amazing Grace Food Pantry is a program of St. Vincent de Paul located in Middletown on Stack St. Amazing Grace offers food free of charge. The Pantry assists approximately 950 households monthly. All food or monetary donations are greatly appreciated and all donations will go to support the Pantry to help stock their shelves. Altrusans, Civitans and Soroptimsts serve the needs of greater Central CT. 

Altrusa International of Central CT is part of an international organization dedicated to building stronger community through Service, Leadership and Fellowship. Locally, their focus promotes Literacy for All Ages. Civitan Club of Middletown, part of Civitan International has been active in the Middletown area since 1964. Middletown Civitans provide community service with an emphasis on improving the lives of those with disabilities.

Soroptimist of Connecticut River Valley is part of an international volunteer service organization for professional and community-minded women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. There will be an opportunity to learn more about each organization at the event. For additional information

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