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QUINCY, Mass. --To launch the seventh annual Spirit of Giving Food Drive today, Carl Jablonski, president of Shaw's Supermarkets here, joined by representatives from participating area food banks, is introducing this year's celebrity spokesperson, New England Patriots wide receiver Troy Brown, at a Shaw's in Mansfield, Mass.
"At this time of year, local food banks receive an increase in requests for food and assistance from families in need," Shaw's said in a statement. "This food drive, taking place in more than 200 Shaw's and Star Market stores throughout New England, will help keep New England families from being hungry this winter."
The eight New England food banks to benefit from the drive are Good Shepherd Food Bank (Maine), the NH Food Bank, the Vermont Food Bank, the Greater Boston Food Bank, the Worcester County Food Bank, Rhode Island Community Food Bank, Connecticut Foodshare, and the Connecticut Food Bank.