By Beth David, Editor
The Fairhaven Belonging Committee and Fairhaven Rotary Club got together to collect food for two local food pantries this weekend. On “April Food Day,” 4/1/23, Fairhaven Town Hall was filled with volunteers and boxes and bags of food, tables to explain local services available for those in need, and K9 Blue, Fairhaven Police Department’s K9 officer and comfort dog.
Brothers Davis (Fairhaven High School) and Sawyer (Hastings Middle School) Jones provided much of the muscle for moving boxes, earning community service hours along the way.
Organizer Jessica Fidalgo of the Fairhaven BC, said the various collection spots and town hall yielded several pickup trucks full of food that was taken to the Shepherd’s Pantry in Acushnet, and MO LIFE pantry in New Bedford.
“It exceeded my expectations,” said Ms. Fidalgo. “So, I’m happy.”
She said the committee hopes to make it an annual event.
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