• Foodshare's Food Distribution at Rentschler's Field-September

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    Name: Foodshare's Food Distribution at Rentschler's Field-September
    Date: September 1, 2020
    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    Foodshare’s Food Distribution at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field Continues Through September

    Foodshare has served more than 135,000 households over the past four months at its drive-thru food distribution at Rentschler Field.

    “Starting in September we will be distributing food at Rentschler Field on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Over the next few weeks we will continue to educate our community on the resources available to them throughout Greater Hartford to access free food,” said Jason Jakubowski, President, and CEO.



    A NEW SCHEDULE STARTING SEPTEMBER 1st
    We will be distributing food at Rentschler Field on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Address:  615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118 – Silver Lane entrance; gates will close at Noon
    One allocation of food per car to ensure that we have enough food for everyone.
     
    This emergency distribution at Rentschler Field is in addition to Foodshare’s ongoing efforts to provide food to a network of over 260 pantries, community kitchens, and Mobile Foodshare sites throughout the region. We will continue to support our network to ensure they are prepared to handle the increased attendance as a result of COVID-19 and that all safe, social distancing measures are in place.
     
    Community members can access help through the following:
    • Mobile Foodshare an outdoor pantry-on-wheels, to find a site near you please text “FOODSHARE” to 85511 or go to www.foodshare.org/mobile.
    • To find a food pantry and other resources near you, call 2-1-1 or go to https://www.211ct.org/.
     
    If you are interested in volunteering or would like to donate to help us continue to serve our neighbors visit www.foodshare.org
     
    Location:
    Rentschler Field
    615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118 – Silver Lane entrance
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