Putney Foodshelf selected as beneficiary of Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program

PUTNEY — Putney Foodshelf, Inc., has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of February

The Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program, which launched in April 2014, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal of making a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work.

Putney Foodshelf was selected as the February beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the Hannaford store located at 896 Putney Rd. in Brattleboro.

For every red Fight Hunger bag purchased for $2.50 at this store location, Putney Foodshelf will receive a $1 donation during the month of February.

“We are thrilled to have been chosen as the recipient of this opportunity,” Putney Foodshelf executive director Hannah Pick said in a news release “Every dollar raised helps us fulfill our mission of providing healthy supplemental food to area people in need. We believe people have the right to access food and to be nourished.”

Putney Foodshelf, Inc., founded in 2006, is a nonprofit organization located in the Putney Community Center. The foodshelf is open every Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. and every Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.

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