GEORGETOWN - First State Community Action Agency, based in Georgetown, has received $2,200 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help nourish neighbors experiencing hunger.
The Feeding the Hungry grant supports First State’s efforts to purchase needed food and increase capacity to serve more neighbors at the agency’s food pantry located at 308 N. Railroad Ave.
In addition, the grants support community feeding partners by helping neighbors increase their access to nutritious food and providing nutrition education to eliminate health risks for those experiencing food insecurity.
First State was founded in 1965 and works to eliminate poverty in Delaware by providing an array of services to low-income Delawareans. For more information on First State’s programs visit: www.firststatecaa.org.
The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is committed to supporting families facing food insecurity across its 10-state footprint. Established in 2001, the foundation provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding local neighbors in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $18.1 million in grants.