Feeding America

Mission offers fresh vegetables to those in need at giveaway

The nonprofit Westminster Rescue Mission is continuing its efforts this year to reach as many hungry and low-income families as possible by holding its Fresh from the Farm Food Giveaway. "Fresh vegetables are so expensive, which is the attraction and why this is popular," said Michael Reigner, director of food services. The giveaway will be held at the mission's campus located in Westminster from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 16 and 23. Unlike the organization's other food programs, which are open to only Carroll County residents, the giveaway welcomes anyone in need, Reigner said. "Anyone from anywhere can come," he said. Due to the unpredictable nature...