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ShopRite Stores In Canton, West Hartford To Help Food Pantries

CANTON — The local ShopRite supermarket will run a special event on Tuesday to help raise money for area food pantries and as part of that local officials will be bagging customers' groceries. This is the fourth year the ShopRite in town has participated in the "Help Bag Hunger" event. Carrie Titolo, community relations manager for the supermarket, said the intent is to raise money but also awareness of the needs in the community. She said customers can make donations to the effort at the store during the event but also throughout the month. The "Help Bag Hunger" event will be from noon to 4 p.m. and local officials who will be bagging groceries include state...