Michael Rivera, interim executive director/board chair at the Belle Center, discusses the organization’s involvement with Americans Feeding Americans, a nationwide food distribution project with Feed the Children. The Feed the Children organization worked with Tops Friendly Markets and PepsiCo to provide food to families in need. Volunteers from the Belle Center, the Buffalo Dream Center and other organizations distributed Frito-Lay and Quaker brand products from PepsiCo and oranges and non-perishable food items provided by Tops. The Belle Center located at 104 Maryland St. and has been one of Feed The Children’s distribution centers for the past five years.
By Janiel Thomas and Malniquia Evans