Board Update & News Bites - May 2021

Quite a packed agenda at this month's Board meeting. As always, if you'd like to know more about any item, please feel free to ask.

 I am delighted to report we have a new Board member: Sandra Ferreira-Molina. Sandra will be a wonderful addition to our Board, bringing fresh eyes to help solve the challenges faced by the clients and communities we serve. Check out her impressive qualifications and background here. 

 

Several other items on the agenda have been covered elsewhere in the Newsletter. Of the ones that haven't...

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Largely due to the amazing way our volunteers responded to the pandemic last year, but also in recognition that much of that work needs to continue in 2021 and beyond, the PCLB Foundation has awarded us the largest grant we have ever received from an individual or private foundation. We are deeply grateful for their enduring support.

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In a first for the Pantry, on June 4 we will be hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination event in cooperation with the Danbury Health Dept. and Community Health Center, Inc. Clients can receive their first (or second) Pfizer shot while collecting food at our regular distribution. Pre-registration is not required but can be arranged here. It is not impossible clients will also be offered a little "incentive" to do the right thing .