Food Bank co-sponsoring Community Conversation at Amherst Survival Center

Fighting Hunger In Our Kitchens and In Our Congress

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Amherst Survival Center
138 Sunderland Rd., North Amherst



The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is excited to be co-sponsoring a Community Conversation, along with Amherst Survival Center and UMASS School of Public Policy, October 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Special guests Congressman Jim McGovern, cookbook author Leanne Brown, and WRSI–The River’s Monte Belmonte will be on-hand at the Amherst Survival Center to lead the discussion.

All community members are invited be a part of the conversation and share their experiences, concerns and ideas. By addressing the obstacles preventing access to healthy food for local families, your voice can make a difference in strengthening our community.

This free event is part of The Amherst Survival Center’s 40th anniversary celebration. Donations of canned food and personal care items are welcome.


Congressman Jim McGovern








Leanne Brown





Monte Belmonte

Monte Belmonte