April 1, 2020 
A MESSAGE FROM THE NATHAN HALE FOUNDATION

We are sending along how we are helping our community during this period of isolation.

Nathan Hale Veterans Outreach Center

OPEN 10 -12 noon 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

  • We are picking up 600 pounds of fruits and vegetables from the Greater Boston Food Warehouse TODAY

  • Beginning today, no clients should leave their car when picking up groceries, we will come to the car with premade bags

  • Plymouth VSO Roxanne Whitbeck is assisting clients by delivering pre-made bags to veterans

  • Clients and people from the community are being served at the outreach center

  • We ARE accepting everyone who requests food

  • A staff member has been calling clients to do a "wellness check" on our frequent clients

  • We are working with SYSCO to retrieve groceries that they are donating

  • We are working with Duxbury and Plymouth pantries to share and exchange grocery items

  • We are working with the Plymouth Council On Aging to assist them with their MEALS ON WHEELS program

  • We are receiving premade sandwiches from a local restaurant for food deliveries to those in need

  • Many masks were donated to the outreach center and we will provide delivery clients with a mask until we run out

  • Sanitizing at the center goes on daily, no one but a volunteer touches the sign-in sheet, pen or door handles

  • All volunteers wear gloves and masks

  • 2,000+ pounds of more food on order to be picked up and then distributed Thursday by our driver

  • Transportation is ongoing as needed (VA appointments have been canceled by the VA, but SOME still are going as needed)

  • Utilizing additional refrigeration resources based at the Three Harts Farm to store frozen food and dairy items.

We will continue to serve our clients and citizens in our community in whatever way they need to the best if our abilities. If you know of anyone whom we could help, please let us know!

-- Chris and Diane Hart



COVID -19 - Nathan Hale Updates
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NOTICE TO NATHAN HALE VETERANS OUTREACH CENTERS CLIENTS

        ( FOR NOW ) TRANSPORTATION
Nathan Hale Veterans Outreach Center will continue transporting veterans (by appointments only ) to Brockton and JP/West Roxbury until the VA advises us differently.

Our Troops In Transit driver contacted the VA facilities and they are doing business as usual.

Call 508-224-0100 (911 for emergencies)

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FOOD PANTRY
We temporarily closed the outreach center Monday to disinfect the office and common areas.
We will reopen Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 -12
FOOD PANTRY ONLY

PRE MADE BAGS

CURB SIDE PICK UP ONLY

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Our office volunteers are over 60 years old, and we do not want to risk any chance of them getting sick.

NO MORE THAN FIVE people at a time will be allowed to use the food pantry.
Our food supplies are limited We anticipate restocking the pantry sometime next week.

SOCIAL GATHERING AT THE OUTREACH CENTER
Coffee Hours, Veterans Luncheons and all social gatherings at the outreach centers have been CANCELED until further notice or until the social gathering ban and state of emergency are lifted by the Governor.

Stay healthy. Stay safe.