Shoreline fire departments hold annual food drive Saturday, Gil Simmons makes appearance

Middlesex

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (WTNH) — Fire departments along the Connecticut shoreline teamed up Saturday for their annual food drive.

The food drive was set up at multiple locations along the shoreline, collecting non-perishable food for the Soup Kitchen and Pantries (SSK&P).

Chief Meteorologist Gil Simmons appeared at Big Y in Old Saybrook, one of the donation drop-off locations.

Just at the Old Saybrook locations, firefighters collected over 3,800 lbs of food and around $1,580 for the food pantry.

There were also drop off locations in Clinton, Essex, Westbrook and Chester.

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