Food pantries shine during pandemic


It was a busy day at the Grace Food Pantry, where tons of food were handed out to long lines of residents who waited for it.

APRIL 10: Rep. Ayanna Pressely at the Grace Food Pantry on Church Street. (Photo By Jim Mahoney)

The Saturday line-up has become a staple of local life for those needing food to feed their families during the pandemic. Among the officials giving out food Saturday and coming face to face with the needy, the most notable was Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley.

The masked Pressley, our city’s congresswoman was just one of the crowd of volunteers donating their time and effort to the cause of giving out free food to those who need it.

Councilor Fred Capone was also handing out food. He appeared fit. He cut a handsome figure among the crowd on Church Street Saturday.

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