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>The Register Citizen’s office at 190 Water St. in Torrington is a dropoff point for the United Way of Northwest Connecticut’s annual Food For Your Neighbors program.

Please consider donating a few canned items or other food that will be distributed to local food pantries and soup kitchens. Such organizations have seen an increase in demand of between 30 and 40 percent so far this year due to the tough economic times.

CLICK HERE for related editorial. CLICK HERE for more information from the United Way’s Web site.

Community drop-off points include BD, Bank of America’s S. Main branch, Burns, Brooks & McNeil, Canaan Child Care Center, Education Connection, First National Bank of Litchfield branches, Geer Nursing & Rehabilitation, Kelly Services, LARC, Litchfield Bancorp’s Torrington and Litchfield branches, National Iron Bank, Northwest Center, the Northwest Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Community Bank’s Winsted branch, Northwest Hills Credit Union, Republican-American, the Register Citizen, Salisbury Bank & Trust company branches, Torrington Area Health District, Torrington Savings Bank branches, Town of Harwinton Town Hall, WQQQ, WZBG, and YMCA branches.
Food Depots will open on February 9 at three locations: in Winsted, the Salvation Army Food Bank, 110 Main St., between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday – Thursday (frozen food accepted also); in Canaan, at the YMCA at Geer, 99 S. Canaan Rd., or call 860-824-2788; and in Torrington, the Foothills Trader building, Church St., from 1 – 5:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
Organizations with large quantities of food can also call the United Way (489-4131) to arrange a pick up. All types of dried and canned goods, baby food, and toiletries are needed.

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Written by mattderienzo

January 28, 2009 at 3:30 pm

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