The African Heritage Food Co-op and Open Buffalo have two upcoming food and mask giveaways, including one this Saturday, August 1.

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This Saturday, August 1 and next Saturday, August 8, there will be food and mask giveaways. You are invited to stop by! The giveaway this Saturday will take place from 12 pm to 2 pm at Carlton and Locust Streets. There will be fresh food and mask giveaways, plus United States Census information and voter registration resources. There will also be a flat screen TV raffle.

"Our vision is to create a world where inner city 'neighborhoods' can become Communities. Where NO ONE goes without HEALTHY AFFORDABLE food options. Most importantly a world in which we can create Ownership and employment opportunities IN and FOR the COMMUNITY!" ~ African Heritage Food Co-Op

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On Saturday, August 8, another giveaway will be held at MLK Park in Buffalo.

I know Alex Wright, the founder of the African Heritage Food Co-Op and he is dedicated to making sure the Buffalo, Niagara Falls and WNY community has access to fresh, healthy food. This is just another example of his exemplary work towards food equity and equality in under-served areas and food deserts. You can become a member of the Co-Op here. You can also donate, volunteer or become a farmer partner.

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