Friday, May 8, 2009

Boston-Area Food Banks Mull Joining Forces

Now, that’s what I’m sayin’! Why don’t we have more of this?

Boston-Area Food Banks Mull Joining Forces

Spurred by the planned closure of one of their number, food charities in Salem, Mass., are exploring ways to combine operations and cut costs, reports The Boston Globe.

The Salem Mission is converting its food pantry into a medical clinic as part of a larger program to focus on homeless individuals rather than families who can use other soup kitchens. But it has pledged not to close until plans are made to meet its current clients’ needs.