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CANCELED! The food drives at both Fairfield Stop & Shop stores are CANCELED! We'll let you know when it will be rescheduled. Thank you.

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March is National Association of Social Workers Social Worker Month (and March 19 was World Social Work Day)! Operation Hope is incredibly fortunate to have a wonderful team of MSW-level clinical social workers (some are pictured in this photo!) who confront some of the most challenging issues facing individuals, families, communities and society. Thank you to these women and men who, day in and day out, forge solutions that help those we serve reach their full potential and make our community a better place to live.

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If you missed Mardi Gras in March, join us for Mardi Gras in May! Our annual Evening of Hope, where we honor and celebrate some special people who have been longtime champions of our mission to end homelessness and end hunger is May 9 at Brooklawn Country Club. Purchase tickets, reserve a table, buy an ad or support with a donation today! bit.ly/ohgala2019

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Brrrr! It's a snow day! Our business office and Food Pantry are closed today. Dinner will be served 5:30-6:30pm in our Community Kitchen at 50 Nichols Street for anyone in need. The overflow shelter at the Bridgeport Islamic Community Center at 703 State Street will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. If you see someone out in this winter weather who looks like they need help or for any other questions, please call 2-1-1. Stay safe out there!

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Heading out to the grocery store this weekend? Please consider adding a few things to your cart for our Food Pantry, we'd be ever so appreciative! Standard-sized items welcome (to feed/care for families of 4). Drop off Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, 636 Old Post Road. Thank you!

Our office and Food Pantry at 636 Old Post Road will be closed Monday, February 18 in honor of Presidents Day. The Community Kitchen at 50 Nichols Street is open and serving those in need. The Community Kitchen serves lunch 11:30am-1:00pm and dinner 5:30pm-6:30pm. If you see someone who looks like they need help, please call 2-1-1. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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Our business office and food pantry will be closed Monday, February 18 in honor of Presidents Day. The office reopens Tuesday while the Food Pantry resumes regular hours Wednesday. Please have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

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Valentine's Day is a day to honor and cherish those we love, and we love you. We wanted to express how grateful we are to be part of such a giving and caring community. Thank you for the kindness you show our neighbors in need every day.

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Brrrr! It's a snow day! While our business office and Food Pantry are closed today, the Community Kitchen is open and serving those in need. If you see someone out in this frigid weather who looks like they need help, please call 2-1-1. The Community Kitchen at 50 Nichols St. serves lunch 11:30am-1:00pm and dinner 5:30pm-6:30pm. Stay safe out there!

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Our office and Food Pantry at 636 Old Post Road will be closed Monday, January 21 to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If you find yourself or someone you see in need of shelter or a place to just get warm, please call 2-1-1. The pantry resumes regular hours Wednesday, January 23.

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