Mobile Food Bank of the Southern Tier To Distribute Food to Those in Need

BINGHAMTON, NY - Low to moderate income individuals and families are invited to participate in a Mobile Food Pantry distribution sponsored by the Broome County Health Department in partnership with the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The distribution will be held on Friday, October 10, 2008 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at the Broome County Health Department, 225 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905. Please bring your own bags or boxes. Call Mary Parmenter at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier with any questions at (607) 796-6061.


“We are committed to serving the public health needs of the community, and what better way than to collaborate with the Food Bank of the Southern Tier to make nutritious foods available to the hungry people in our community,” Ms. Edwards stated. The Mobile Food Pantry will be set up in the Broome County Health Department's parking lot ready to deliver fresh produce, dairy products, and other grocery products directly to the people who are most in need of it. The event will take place rain or shine.

For more information about the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, call (607) 796-6061 or visit their website at

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