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Bridgeport Hospital to distribute free food September 21

Friday, September 10, 2021

BRIDGEPORT, CT (Sept. 10, 2021) – The Bridgeport Hospital monthly community food distribution will take place Tuesday, Sept. 21, starting at 5:30 pm in the lot behind 200 Mill Hill Avenue.

One prepacked bag of food per household will be provided while supplies last. Each bag will contain a dozen eggs, half-gallon of milk, a variety of fresh vegetables and loaf of freshly baked bread. All those in need are welcome and bags will be distributed while supplies last. Masks and social distancing are required.

The event is held in partnership with Wade’s Dairy, FreshPoint CT and Chabaso Bakery in Bridgeport.

Food distributions occur year-round on the third Tuesday of each month. Over 3,700 households have been served by the food distribution program since May 2109. Upcoming dates include Oct. 19, Nov. 16 and Dec. 21. For more information, contact Gina Smith at 203-200-3719 or [email protected]

Please check Facebook (@bridgeporthosp), Twitter (@BPTHOSP) or call 203-200-3719 for weather related updates.

Bridgeport Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health, is a non-profit 501-bed acute care hospital with two campuses (plus 42 beds licensed to Yale New Haven Children's Hospital). Its Bridgeport and Milford Campuses serve patients from across the region. The hospital admits more than 23,000 patients and provides nearly 350,000 outpatient treatments annually. The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital is the only burn center in the state and one of only 64 verified burn centers in the United States. Bridgeport Hospital is committed to providing safe, compassionate and cost efficient care to its patients and the community. www.bridgeporthospital.org

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