Volunteers needed for Feb. 18 food packaging event

Leominster, Mass. – United Way of North Central Massachusetts is hosting a food packaging event for local food pantries Feb. 18. This is the first time this year that volunteers are wanted to help package meals that will be given to food pantries in Gardner, Templeton, Winchendon, Fitchburg, Leominster, Devens, Townsend and Pepperell. Participants will assemble packaged meals at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 99 Erdman Way, on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.