Firefighters team with ShopRite to feed the needy

Firefighters from Engine 62 and Ladder 34, at Bustleton Avenue and Bowler Street, bagged groceries last week at the ShopRite at 11000 Roosevelt Blvd.

The Sept. 18 event was part of National Hunger Action Month.

ShopRite Partners in Caring’s Help Bag Hunger day raised money for local food banks.

Firefighters at Engine 62 and Ladder 34, at Bustleton Avenue and Bowler Street, bagged groceries last week at ShopRite, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., as part of the supermarket’s fundraiser for local food banks.

Customers were asked if they wanted to round their bills up to the nearest dollar. There were also raffles for a fall basket, an Eagles basket and scratch-off lottery tickets. ••