On Tuesday, November 12, United Way of Greater Fall River staff traveled throughout Greater Fall River on their 2nd Annual Food Grant Blitz, visiting local agencies to present checks as part of their Food Grant program.  The Food Grants, co-sponsored by Bay Coast Bank, supplement donations and funds the agencies receive throughout the year. $41,000 in Food Grants were distributed for 2019-2020.

The 2019 UWGFR Food Grant recipients are:
BRISTOL Community College Mobile Market
Bristol Elder Services, Inc.
Citizens for Citizens
First Step Inn
Greater Fall River Community Food Pantry
Greater Fall River Community Soup Kitchen
Hagerman Food Pantry
People, Inc.
St. Anne’s Church Food Pantry
Salvation Army
United Neighbors of Fall River
United Way of Greater New Bedford Hunger Commission
Veterans’ Association of Bristol County