With the suspension of his re-election campaign during the current pandemic, Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick is focusing his office on volunteer outreach and information.
Fitzpatrick, a Republican whose district includes all of Bucks County and a portion of Montgomery County, released the following information for local constituents:
- Bucks County Opportunity Council is holding another food drive on April 22nd from 9am-12pm in Doylestown. See flyer for more information: https://files.constantcontact.com/c704303c601/83ff6c69-5039-4a1e-bb6e-bb8c7e03a503.pdf
- Fresh Connect, is providing a free farmer’s market that brings fresh, healthy food to our neighbors. If you or someone you know is facing food insecurity, please use the following link to find more information:https://www.uwbucks.org/freshconnect/
- The Bucks County SPCA continues to work hard to make sure our animals are taken care of. With service income limited and the cost of supplies on the rise, please consider making a donation to help provide food, shelter and medical care for homeless pets in Bucks County. You can donate to the Bucks County SPCA here: https://www.facebook.com/donate/580066959260622/10158219965532431/
- The New Hope Solebury Community Association (NHSCA) is collecting food and supplies for local food banks and material for use in sewing protective masks for local first responders, health care providers and families requiring protective measures: https://www.newhopefreepress.com/2020/04/01/new-hope-solebury-community-association-collecting-food-material-for-masks/
Also, he suggested appointments can be made with the American Red Cross to donate life-saving blood, platelet or AB Elite plasma. See the following link for tips on how to stay safe: https://www.redcross.org/about-us/news-and-events/news/2020/covid-19-safety-tips-going-out-for-essential-items.html
The congressman earlier launched a volunteer effort and information site for people interested in donating their time. Call 305-613-6651, or email Volunteer@BrianFitzpatrick.com, or message one of Fitzpatrick’s social media accounts: