BOSTON (CBS) – It’s a chance for volunteers to give back to those that have served the country.
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s mobile outreach unit and the Department of Veterans Services gave out thousands of pounds of fresh produce to hundreds of veterans at Bunker Hill Community College Monday morning.READ MORE: Mask Mandate In Massachusetts Schools Extended Into Jan. 2022
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports
Each family received 20 to 25 pounds of fresh food and vegetables.READ MORE: Woman Hit, Killed By School Bus In Mattapan
Volunteers from the Greater Boston Food Bank say they look forward to this event each year because it is a way to give back to those that have served the country.
Veteran Daryl Henry is a former Marine. He says the support makes the holidays a little easier.MORE NEWS: Convicted Sex Offender Richard Vega Charged In 1988 Murder Of Judy Chamberlain In Boston
“It means a great deal when you’re trying to make ends meet,” Henry said. “Food is expensive.”