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Community Plates Of Norwalk Receives $5,000 Grant

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NORWALK, Conn. -- For the second year in a row, Community Plates of Norwalk has received a $5,000 operational grant from First County Bank Foundation.

Community Plates is committed to ending food insecurity in America by directly transferring fresh, usable food that would have otherwise been thrown away from restaurants, markets and other food industry sources to families who need food, according to a press release.

“We are so grateful to First County Bank for funding innovation in the fight against hunger. The $5,000 grant allows us to rescue and deliver 100,000 meals to people in need in Fairfield County” said Tom Hauser, Fairfield County site director for Community Plates, in a press release.

“This is two years in a row we’ve received support from First County Bank Foundation," said Kevin Mullins, executive director of Community Plates, in a press release. "They are committed to giving back to their community and they have helped us continue to lead the food rescue movement”.

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