Matthew Carrier of Enfield Connecticut has brightened his community by putting together a “Bright Night for Heroes” display in his neighborhood. Carrier decorated his home with lights accompanied by patriotic music to help lift spirits and honor everyone working hard to combat COVID-19.
Beam of light: Northford Congregational Church, in Northford
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The Northford Congregational Church, in Northford, CT, has set up a food box in front of the church, where people in need of a food item can take what they may need. The local food bank is closed, and this has become a popular resource in the village of Northford. The church has been pleased to see food disappearing each day and being restocked by the community through food donations.
To donate food or if you need supplies, please visit 4 Old Post Rd, Northford, CT 06472.
This beam of light was submitted by Church Treasurer Peter C. Jenkins, CMA.
In good times, 850 Degrees Pizza in Ridgefield, CT swears that it “make the best pizza you’ll ever eat!” But during the Covid-19 crisis, it has offered assurances to its community of a very different kind. Under the 850 Degrees #NoOneGoesHungry Campaign, they have told their community, “To all those who have changes in employment or income during this time, we are here to help. NO ONE GOES HUNGRY! If you need help, 850 Degrees Pizza will provide you a free 12" cheese pizza every day until the COVID-19 crisis ends.