New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | September 19, 2017

Charles City, New Kent part of FeedMore’s service area to receive $100,000 donation

By Community Member | August 29, 2017 2:50 pm

FeedMore, a local food bank that includes Charles City and New Kent, has received a $100,000 donation from BJ’s Wholesale Club.

FeedMore’s programs work with more than 300 partner agencies, serving 52,000 meals per day. Charles City and New Kent are two of 34 counties and cities in Central Virginia that will receive a portion of the donation.

The donation will be used to increase the capacity to distribute perishable food, purchase storage equipment to keep food cold including refrigerators and freezers, and purchase a refrigerated truck to transport perishable food more safely.