By Patricia LeBoeuf, Bennington Banner
BENNINGTON — In a collaborative effort to provide assistance to struggling individuals, BROC Community Action was set to donate food, hundreds of bars of soap, money and gift cards to Greater Bennington Interfaith Community Services on Monday.
“They’re doing a great job over there, and we have resources, and so it seemed like a really smart partnership to put BROC Community Action together with GBICS, Kitchen Cupboard in this case, and throw our weight behind their efforts,” said Tom Donahue, CEO of BROC.
Donahue said he believes collaborating with GBICS’ Kitchen Cupboard program is a strong response to make sure people are taken care of in their time of need.
Basically, he said, they’re taking “everything from our food shelf” and bringing it to the Kitchen Cupboard program.
Donahue said he did think about different ways BROC could run its food shelf program during the