Toruing UCM’s Cynthia Hull Food Pantry

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The Fairfax County Food Providers Network — comprised of representatives of more than 15 area local nonprofits that address food insecurity with food pantries and related programs — met on Feb. 25 at United Community Ministries in Alexandria to tour UCM’s newly upgraded client-choice Cynthia Hull Food Pantry. From left are Christina Garris, food manager at Our Daily Bread of Fairfax; Cecelia Vergaretti of Capital Area Food Bank; Jose Fratti, food pantry manager at UCM, and Roxanne Rice, executive director at Food For Others in Fairfax. UCM’s food pantry welcomes donations on nonperishable food items at 7511 Fordson Road in Alexandria every weekday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., as well as the first Sunday morning of each month. For a list of most needed items, visit www.ucmagency.org or call 703-768-7106.