With one in four Delawareans depending on emergency food assistance, this is great news! We received $7,500 and nine of our other partners also received this amount! They include: Greater Wilmington Adventist Community Services, UAW Local 1183 emergency food closet, Union United Methodist Church, Lutheran Community Services, Calvary Assembly of God, Milford Community Pantry, Dover First Moose Lodge, God’s House of Deliverance and Cape Henlopen Food Basket.
“BCBSD has been actively involved in the Delaware community for 75 years,” said Timothy J. Constantine, President and CEO of BCBSD. While we are proud of this important milestone, we also recognize that this time of year marks a very different situation for many Delawareans who need warm shelter, clothing and meals. Many food banks and other social service agencies will face a greater demand as they work to help Delawareans this season.”
“We are so appreciative for partners like Blue Cross Blue Shield,” said our President and CEO, Patricia Beebe. “Hunger remains a critical issue in our state. With this additional funding, the Food Bank and our partners will be able to work to ensure that local food closets are stocked to help meet increased demands that will be seen over the cold winter months.”
Thank you to our friends at Blue Cross Blue Shield!