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Middlesex Chamber Hosts Food Drive October 7th

Submitted by Haley Stafford

(October 6, 2023) — Chairman Sean Hayes of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce has announced the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate Council will host a Food Drive to help support Middletown’s Amazing Grace Food Pantry and St. Vincent de Paul.

The Food Drive will be held at the ShopRite of Cromwell, 47 Shunpike Road in Cromwell on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Amazing Grace Food Pantry needs: Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Baked Beans, Peanut Butter, Canned Tuna, Soups, Fruit, Vegetables, Boxed Cereal and Mac-‘n’-Cheese. If you have other non-perishable canned or boxed foods, they are also welcome.

St. Vincent DePaul needs: Soap, Deodorant, Toothpaste, Shampoo, and Body Wash, Toilet Paper, Dish Soap, Laundry Detergent, Sponges. Sliced Bread to make sandwiches, Lunch Meats, Canned Tuna & Cheese.  Also, protein and granola bars, individual beverages or juice boxes, bottled water, individual yogurts, cheese sticks, fruit cups and bagged individual serving snacks (like pretzels).

Co-Chairwoman of the Real Estate Council Juliet Cavanaugh noted, “We are so excited to join together with members of our council from all over the area to once again collect much needed food items and supplies for the Amazing Grace Food Pantry and St. Vincent DePaul. The support we’ve received from the community has really humbled us and we look forward to another incredible drive.”

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