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Free grocery distributions in the City of Buffalo

Two grocery distributions will take place in the Queen City during the month of May to help families in need.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown touted two grocery distributions in May for Buffalo families in need.

The first distribution was May 1 at the Belle Center located at 104 Maryland Street. The Belle Center gave away bags of free groceries to families from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Northland Workforce Training Center partnered with Independent Health for the second grocery distribution, which took place Friday at 683 Northland Avenue.

Around 600 wellness bags and 800 produce bags from the African Heritage Food Co-Op were given out to East Side residents at the Northland Workforce Training Center on Friday morning.

Those bags contained essential items such as cleaning products and some recreational activities for the kids, in addition to food and recipes.

It was made possible by a partnership between Independent Health and Pegula Sports and Entertainment.

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