November's charity of the month is the Capital Region Food Program. During November, The NHHEAF Network Organizations will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Capital Region Food Program (CRFP) in Concord, a private, not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization wwhose mission is to help reduce hunger in the Greater Concord Area through distribution of food to individuals, families, and local agencies. The CRFP collects, purchases, and distributes about 100 tons of food annually at no cost to participating agencies and recipients.
To learn more, visit their website at www.capitalregionfoodprogram.org.
The Holiday Food Basket Project takes place one time per year during the month of December. The food is shipped from Market Basket in Concord, NH and delivered to the N.H. Armory in Concord to serve over 2,000 families. The project provides each family with food for a special holiday meal and about 2-3 addditional weeks.
Volunteers participate in assembling the baskets and they are delivered to the recipients the day before christmas. The process from start to finish takes about one week with many hours spent by the volunteers preparing the baskets.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Bianca Holm or Tim Grotheer.