Radford Sheriff’s Office, Daily Bread keeping seniors, residents at risk safe amid COVID-19 pandemic


RADFORD, Va. (WFXR) — Over the last month, the Radford City Sheriff’s Office has protected residents at greater risk for the coronavirus with “Project: Help a Neighbor,” but starting Wednesday, April 8, deputies will also deliver food to families in need with help from Daily Bread.

From 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday for the next four weeks, the sheriff’s office will work with Dora Butler — director of Daily Bread — will deliver canned goods and hot meals to nearly 30 families in Radford and Fairlawn.

Daily Bread also offers free meals to people in need — no questions asked — in Radford and Fairlawn through Meals on Wheels, which will either deliver food to those stuck at home or distribute the meals from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Monday through Friday at 501 Second Street in Radford.

In addition, as part of “Project: Help a Neighbor,” the sheriff’s office offers to pick up essential groceries, prescriptions, or medical supplies for more vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 outbreak, such as the elderly and those unable to maintain basic necessities. However, these services will be addressed on a case-by-case basis, according to the sheriff’s office.

If you or someone you know would like to find out more about “Project: Help a Neighbor,” call the Radford City Sheriff’s Office at 540-731-5501.

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