Fall River hosting free community market this week



Photo courtesy of Fall River YMCA

A free food distribution for those in Fall River struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic is scheduled for Friday.

The Full Plate Project Y Community Market will be taking place on April 16th in the parking lot of the Fall River YMCA at 199 North Main Street from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or until the food runs out.

The Y will be offering the temporary market in a no contact drive-thru pick-up where everyone must practice social distancing by keeping 6 feet of separation between individuals.

Food items will be pre-packaged and CDC guidelines will be followed during the market.

The market includes fruits, vegetables, meats, and bread.

Vehicle trunks must be accessible and have room.

All recipients will receive food on a first come, first serve basis.

Be prepared to give the number of adults and children in your household along with your zip code. You are not required to register or be a Fall River resident.

If you have any questions regarding the market, call the YMCA at 508-675-7841 or e-mail Stephanie Mancini at

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