State Reps. Richard Haggerty, D-Woburn, and Michael Day, D-Stoneham, secured $15,000 in state funding for the Woburn Council for Social Concern’s Food Pantry to help address food insecurity issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Food insecurity continues to be a very difficult issue affecting our community, it is my hope that these resources will assist the food pantry in providing the support that individuals and families need,” said Haggerty. “As we deal with the economic fallout of COVID-19, we must be mindful of the everyday challenges faced by our friends and neighbors.”
“The Council of Social Concern provides essential help to those facing the most dire challenges, and it does so while allowing its clients to maintain dignity and hope, two things needed now more than ever,” said Day. “This funding will fill a gap as we approach the colder weather and the holiday season, and we are pleased our