FMC employees donate gifts to local veteran, food for pantry

Posted 23 December 2022 at 4:43 pm

Photos and information courtesy of FMC

MIDDLEPORT – Employees from FMC’s Agricultural Sciences Plant in Middleport, working with Local 1180 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and plant management, put together a special holiday gift package for a Niagara County veteran and family this Christmas season.

They worked with Jennifer O. D’Andrea, the president and founder of Support, Empower, Respect Veterans (S.E.R.V.) Niagara, in providing the package featuring toys, clothing, electronics and household items.  P

reparing the items for delivery are (from left) Mikayla Jackson, Receiving Coordinator; Joe Burkett, Site Support Services; Katie McFadden, FMC plant manager; Jennifer O. D’Andrea-Terreri; Josh Walker, Maintenance and Site Services Manager; and Leah Clark, Run Plant Engineer.

FMC employees and management also recently collected and donated several boxes and bags filled with non-perishable food the Middleport Food Pantry for local residents in need to access.

Dennis McAvoy (center), Food Pantry co-chairman, accepts some of the donated items from FMC employees and Local 1180 members (from left to right) Mikayla Jackson, Receiving Coordinator; Katie McFadden, FMC Plant Manager; Austin Jones, Site Support Services; Dennis McAvoy; George Richards, Electrician; and Josh Jackson, Electrician.

The Middleport Food Pantry on S. Vernon St., Middleport, next to St. Stephen’s Church, is open to area residents every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.