Plumber & Pipefitters Union Collected Over 6,700 Pounds of Food in 4th Annual Food Drive

On Tuesday, December 20th, at 10:30am, the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777 will donate over 6,700 pounds of food that was collected during their fourth annual food drive. All of the donations will go to the John J. Driscoll United Labor Agency, a community services organization affiliated with the Connecticut AFL-CIO.

Starting at 10:30am, Local 777 will have a brief speaking program and then begin to load all of the food into the United Labor Agency’s box truck. The food will be given out through the ULA’s senior food program, labor of love backpack program, and to homeless veterans. Amy Blackwood, Executive Director of the United Labor Agency, will be at the food drive to collect the food and answer any questions about the agency’s programs.

The Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777 has a membership of over 3,200 journeypersons, retirees and apprentices throughout the state of Connecticut. Members of Local 777 work on residential, commercial, educational and industrial projects from small renovation jobs to billion dollar construction projects. In addition, members also work on all types of fuel cell energy, nuclear, co-gen and fossil fuel plants.

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What:             Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777’s 4th Annual Food Drive

Who:               Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777 & John J. Driscoll United Labor Agency

When:             Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 10:30 AM

Where:           Plumbers & Pipefitters Training Facility, 450 Murdock Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450