HATFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Bank of America’s charitable foundation on Wednesday provided the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts with the means to feed thousands of families facing hard times this winter.
Food bank executive director, Andrew Morehouse, told 22News, the Foundation’s $25,000 donation will go a long way, providing 75,000 meals to stave off hunger. He said, “We’ve provided food for 214,000 people over that 12 month period, a little bit more than the previous year.”
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is now in its 34th year of operation. The food bank supplies food for 200 agencies who keep more than 200,000 people from going hungry each day.