Realtors help fill the pantry shelves

The Ridgefield Board of Realtors held its annual food drive on the opening day of the 2018-19 school year to fill the shelves at the Ridgefield and Redding food pantries.   Realtors delivered five carloads of non-perishable food. Additionally, with monies collected through the Coins From A Caring Community Drive, real estate agents donated over $800 in cash and gifts … read more

Upperclassmen win food drive at high school

Food, cans and boxes of it, was collected for the Ridgefield Food Pantry and Dorothy Day Hospitality House in Danbury by Ridgefield High School students during a one-day food drive Tuesday, Oct. 17, as part of spirit week leading up to Saturday’s homecoming game and dance. From left are Shane Bowler, Max Cumming, Zoe Butchen, Rachel Blieden, Vidur Hareesh, Alex … read more

‘Stamp Out Hunger:’ Mail carriers to pick up food Saturday

Collecting food for the hungry will be Ridgefield’s letter carriers’ other job as they deliver mail on their appointed rounds Saturday. The National Letter Carriers Association’s “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive, a one-day nationwide effort, is planned this Saturday, May 13. The crew at Ridgefield’s post office is hoping to improve upon last year’s results — which were a little … read more

Editorial: Food for the hungry

Feeding the hungry is generosity in its simplest, most basic form. Ridgefielders have an invitation to take part — with little effort — in the National Letter Carriers Association’s “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. All people need to do is leave cans and boxes of groceries at their mailboxes this Saturday, May 13, to be picked up by postal workers. … read more

Ridgefield Rotary, Stop & Shop donated $250,000 in food last year

Over three years ago, The Ridgefield Rotary — with the help of Stop & Shop — was able to launch a food drive once a month on Saturday morning. Under the leadership of Barbara Lane and, with the support of Stop & Shop Manager John Haberern, it quickly grew. Volunteers from the various RHS and Youth organizations joined the initiative … read more