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Dozens of trucks head up I-91 in Convoy of Caring to help Foodshare

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BLOOMFIELD —  Tractor-trailers traveled from Rocky Hill to the headquarters of Foodshare to remind people of the challenges faced by those who are hungry in the area.

After a recognition breakfast at the Sheraton in Rocky Hill, trucks drove to the distribution center in Bloomfield and were unloaded.

Foodshare said they help feed 137,000 people every day and 73% of the food donated comes from the food industry.

Participating companies include: Adirondack Beverages, Bakery On Main, Big Y, Bozzuto’s, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Burris Logistics, C&S Wholesale, Coca Cola, CT Food Association, Domino’s Pizza, The Farmer’s Cow, Freshpoint, Frito Lay, Garelick Farms, Geissler’s, Guida Dairy, HPC Foodservice, Howley Bread Group (Panera), New England Dairy Council, Ocean State Job Lot, Pepsi Beverages Co., Polar Beverages, Price Rite, Sam’s Club, ShopRite, Stop & Shop, Thurston Foods, Sysco, Walmart and Whole Foods.