Hometown Heroes: Copper Barrel on State
Uncertain, unprecedented, unpredictable. These are all examples of what people and the media are saying about the times we are currently living in. And looking around it’s hard to disagree. Unemployment is reaching some of the highest numbers since the Great Depression. There are so many people in our communities who are now facing issues they’ve never had to before. This means turning to local food pantries in order to feed themselves and their families. Copper Barrel on State is a favorite for Hampshire-area residents. They have stepped up and are doing what they can to help support the community and to support those who have always supported them. Copper Barrel has seen this growing issue and sought to do what they could to improve the situation.
Copper Barrel has started taking donations in order to support the Hampshire Food Pantry. Organizations like the Hampshire Food Pantry are suddenly shifting gears to accommodate for the quick increase in demand. Copper Barrel has brought together the Hampshire area community to support one another. They have not only been receiving monetary donations as a part of their campaign to do good. But the residents in the community have really come through by giving direct donations that the food pantry is in great need for. People have brought in food, paper towels, soap and cleaning supplies for the food pantry.
Copper Barrel has also started rewarding people who have donated at least $5 to the food pantry. If you stop by for some delicious food and bring at least $5 worth of supplies to donate you will get a free sharable dish to enjoy when the dining room opens again.
What’s wonderful about Copper Barrel is that it seems they are thinking of new ways to help. They began taking donations but then started offering rewards and coupons in order to get more folks to donate to their cause. It’s great to see a business so involved in their community that they keep doing what they can in order to support those who need it right now.
Thank You Copper Barrel for Bringing the Community Together to Support a Great Cause! You are Hometown Heroes!
Interested in helping out? Check out their Facebook Page for more information on what the Hampshire Food Pantry needs most!
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