Friday, August 19, 2011

Gifts of Love staff gives back

Earlier this week, the staff members at Gifts of Love, an Avon-based charity working to serve the needs of working families throughout greater Hartford, had a team-building session by volunteering at Foodshare's facility at the Connecticut Regional Market.  As you can see, they sorted and packed fresh corn for distribution.  Gifts of Love is usually on the receiving end of food from Foodshare, so helping to get the food ready for distribution gave them some new insight into how the system works.  When asked how it went, Gifts of Love Director, Diana Goode, said,

"We had a blast! It was really great to hang out with the people I work with and just work and chat. And the Foodshare guys who work there are great too. Looking forward to going again!  Thanks!"

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