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Fresh, healthy food that's free; Lancaster County program makes a difference


Fresh, healthy food that’s free; Lancaster County program makes a difference


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WEBVTT BRITTANY: GLORIA SMITH IS ON A FIXED INCOME. BUT ONCE A MONTH. SHE HAS HER PICK OF FRESH PRODUCE LIKE PEPPERS. >> ONE DECENT SIZED ONE, YEP. BRITTANY: AND POTATOES. ALL FOR FREE. >> I’M TAKING ADVANTAGE OF IT WHILE IT’S HERE. BRITTANY: A PARTNERSHIP WITH CENTRAL PA FOOD BANK, COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP AND LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, FRESH EXPRESS PROVIDES FRESH FRUITS, VEGGIES, MILK, DRIED BEANS AND EGGS. >> THANK YOU. >> YOU’RE WELCOME. BRITTANY: TO LOW INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES WHO QUALIFY. >> COLUMBIA SHOWS UP AS ONE OF THOSE PLACES THAT REALLY HAS HIGH NEED. BRITTANY: IT TAKES PLACE ON THE 4TH FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH. ON THIS DAY, MORE THAN 150 FAMILIES WERE SERVED. >> OH, ALMOST ANYTHING I WOULD GET I WOULD EAT TONIGHT. BRITTANY: THAT’S ABOUT 450 PEOPLE WHO NOW HAVE ACCESS TO FRESH FOOD THAT THEY MAY HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO AFFORD OTHERWISE. IN LANCASTER COUNTY, BRITTANY GARZILLO WGAL NEWS

Fresh, healthy food that’s free; Lancaster County program makes a difference


A program in Columbia, Lancaster County, is helping low-income families get fresh fruits and vegetables for free. Watch Brittany Garzillo’s report.



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