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Despite opening right before the COVID 19 pandemic, Luna Azzurra has quickly become a local favorite. Delicious food, generous portions and family meals make this newcomer welcome to Fairfield's restaurant scene. Thanks so much to Sherman School Elementary School’s PTA for organizing a meal this week for our Community Kitchen guests and to Luna Azzurra for generously donating the entire meal to feed 50. Thank you to the Sherman PTA for your continued support and to Luna Azzurra for feeding our neighbors in need.

Thanks to Rachel from Securing Safe Food for donating dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free and nut-free cookies and dairy and egg free pretzels to our Food Pantry! People’s dietary needs are vast so we appreciate being able to offer allergy-friendly and gluten-free options to our clients when possible. Thank you for helping feed our neighbors in need!

The sun is out and it's a beautiful day! It might be the perfect time to explore solar if you've been considering more affordable options and want to save on electricity. We've partnered with Trinity Solar on a program that's a WIN-WIN-WIN!

Many thanks to the Fairfield YMCA for hosting a drive to help our neighbors in need THIS FRIDAY, MAY 15, 10am-1pm in their parking lot at 841 Old Post Rd! Help fill a Y Bus to stock our food pantry! Drop off and social distancing practices followed. Below is our wish list so we can best help feed and care for our clients. THANK YOU!

Raise money, save money! Operation Hope has partnered with Trinity Solar, offering a way for many to control their monthly utility bill while helping our community's most vulnerable residents with their housing needs. Sign up for solar in the month of May and receive a check for $1,500 when your install is complete. And Trinity is generously contributing $1,500 to Operation Hope for every install. Continue reading for details.

Milk is a hot commodity! We are grateful to be able to offer fresh milk in our Food Pantry. This week's milk delivery was generously coordinated through Operation Community Impact, which has two primary goals: to address community food insecurity issues and to reduce the amount of surplus milk that is being discarded due to the COVID-19 crisis. Guida's Dairy donated the milk and the delivery was organized by the Fairfield County UConn 4-H Club. 4-H volunteers showed up to deliver almost 2000 half gallons of milk to food pantries in our area, including Operation Hope. Many thanks to Guida Dairy, to Gulf Shrimp, Co. and to the 4-H volunteers, especially to Nikki Kenney, First Church Congregational member and UConn 4-H volunteer for helping feed our neighbors in need.

Looking for delicious lunch or dinner options? Order from one of these local restaurants through May 15 and for every $30, they will donate a meal to Operation Hope. Mention this promo when placing your order! Feed your family and feed our neighbors in need. Plus, you’ll be supporting local. Thanks to Yalla Organic Hummus & Grill, Craft 260, Luigi's Restaurant, Bonda Restaurant and MAIONE'S BRICK OVEN PIZZA - and to YOU! - for feeding our neighbors in need.

Many thanks to the Black Rock Church community for hosting a 2-day drive to care for our neighbors in need. May 2 & 3, 12pm-3pm. All donations made will support those served by Operation Hope of Fairfield and Bridgeport Rescue Mission. We're #inthistogether!

Do you...crave a delicious pasta sauce, want to help people in need and support a local business? Operation Hope is partnering with Frescobene Foods, a Fairfield-based business created by successful chefs and caterers Lisa Maute and Ann Riffice. Frescobene's artisanal sauces (Amatriciana, Marinara, Vodka and Sausage Ragu) are freezer-friendly and super-easy to prepare! For every packet of sauce purchased, Frescobene will donate a meal to Operation Hope. Plus, when you shop, you receive a 30% discount with the code "OPERATIONHOPE." Or you can purchases sauces and send directly to Operation Hope's Food Pantry (note in the memo section when ordering). Thank you to Frescobene for this unique and yummy way of helping our neighbors in need! Shop here: https://frescobene.com.

Isn't this a beautiful way raise money to help our neighbors in need? Jammin Hammer Jewelry is generously donating 10% of sales from this very special aluminum bracelet designed and handmade by artist Alyssa Miner to Operation Hope. Send a quarantine gift, make a friend smile and feel good that you are helping feed hungry people in our community. Thank you to Jammin Hammer for this beautiful kindness! Click here to order. Thank you!