Iroquois gas line donated to regional food bank

Julie Huberty, Special Events Coordinator - Food Bank of the Hudson Valley

SHELTON, CT – Iroquois Gas Transmission System recently donated $5,000 to the Food Bank of Hudson Valley in order to address the ongoing food insecurity crisis in the state. The contribution will support the Food Bank’s efforts to provide nutritious food for residents in New York’s Hudson Valley who are struggling with hunger.

“As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many more New Yorkers from all walks of life are struggling with hunger,” said Jeffrey Bruner, President of Iroquois Pipeline Operating Company. “That’s why we’re pleased to contribute to the Food Bank of Hudson Valley and support their mission of serving families and communities across the region.”

The Food Bank of Hudson Valley is a branch of the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and a member of Feeding America, the national food bank network.  Its service area includes Orange, Ulster, Dutchess, Rockland, Sullivan, and Putnam counties.

“We’ve seen a 50% increase in the demand for emergency food since the COVID outbreak started,” said Paul Stermer, Director of Food Bank of Hudson Valley. “We’re thankful for Iroquois’ generosity and appreciate their contribution as we work to serve families across Hudson Valley.”

“It’s more important than ever to support food security organizations and we encourage others to aid the important mission of the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley as they care for those most in need.”

Anyone interested in donating to the Food Bank of Hudson Valley should visit their website at www.foodbankofhudsonvalley.org or call (845) 534-5344.



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