BRISTOL â€“ Foodshare, the United Way of West Central Connecticut and the Bristol Mayorâ€™s Office is holding another Farmers to Families Produce Box Distribution event Thursday, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. or until boxes run out at the Public Works Garage at 95 Vincent P. Kelly Road.
â€śWe are receiving approximately 1,000 boxes on October 21,â€ť said Donna Osuch, United Way president. â€śWe know that food insecurity continues to be an issue for some and we are really happy that this program was extended again.â€ť
Food box pallets will be taken from trucks and then divided at stations. Vehicles are asked to follow a traffic pattern to enter drive-thru style lines for food to be placed in the back of seats or trunks. The distribution is anticipated to be contactless and follow covid precautions.