Berkshire Pay It Forward is a committee of volunteers, formed by members of Local 12325 of the United Steelworkers Union, who have mobilized to support and provide nutritious meals to families who have been rendered unemployed by COVID-19 layoffs.

Berkshire Pay It Forward is collecting donations to cover the cost of food at their planned Community Meal events, which will provide prepackaged meals to community members in need.

Their sixth pop up event is scheduled to take place this Saturday, May 30th, at 1:00 pm at the Home Depot, Wal-Mart entrance, 555 Hubbard Ave, Pittsfield.

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They will have prepackaged frozen meals, for a family of four, to hand out to families facing unemployment due to COVID-19 layoffs.

This week’s packaged meals will contain Lemon Herb Chicken, vegetables, and dessert.


Chef Brandon Horn will also be donating homemade Roasted Corn and Bacon Chowder. All meals are **FREE OF CHARGE** available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Berkshire Pay it Forward
Berkshire Pay it Forward

In order to maintain proper social distancing and safety protocol, meals will be prepackaged and ready to drive up to pick up; all volunteers will be wearing masks and gloves.

Berkshire Pay It Forward is asking those who are able to donate to this cause. No amount is too little or too much. The more money we raise the more families we can help. With your continued donations, we can make a difference together, paying it forward.

Donations: Berkshire Pay it Forward, Greylock Federal Credit Union. Facebook page:


Recipients: Unemployed workers due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

To help get the word out, please tell your friends and family, and share on social media.


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