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From the Desk of Peter Werbicki

Dear Friend,

Next week, we'll be sitting down to our Thanksgiving table, perhaps with friends, family and loved ones, to give thanks for the food we are about to eat.

We will be thankful for our meals, even as some of our other wishes remain unfulfilled, knowing that there are so many around us who have far less than we do.

Over half a million of our neighbors across our region struggle daily to make ends meet; many have lost their jobs or their homes during this year of hard times and tough luck. But the Food Bank remains a steady source of support for these families, providing nutritious food and groceries when they need it most.

Help us continue to provide meals throughout the upcoming holiday season by joining our Holiday Meals Drive. With your help, we aim to raise enough through online donations to provide 1.4 million meals to parents, children and seniors over the coming weeks.

The kickoff of this online drive will be next Monday, but you can help us get a jump start on this effort by making a donation now or telling a friend. In addition, there is an added bonus: Any new, increased or lapsed donation will be matched by the Stewards Fund, up to $150,000!

So, please, make a contribution or tell your friends and family about our Holiday Meals Drive.

Thank you for helping us ensure that struggling families will be able to sit down at their own tables this season, giving thanks for the food they are about to eat.

Peter Werbicki
Peter Werbicki

P.S. We have the daunting task of raising $350,000 online in the next two months. But, with your help, I know we can meet this tremendous goal. If you’ve made a recent gift offline, please accept my deepest thanks and tell a friend today!


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