Volunteers with the Student Support Network load food into a car on its last day of curbside distribution. Credit: John Lee

A volunteer program that for 15 months got food to thousands of people in Baltimore County is shutting down.

Both the volunteers and the people they served said it helped them make it through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Daphne Patterson was the first in line for the Student Support Network’s final food distribution June 30 at Parkville High School. She pulled her car up to where volunteer Erin O’Brien was waiting.

“I appreciate you all,” Patterson told O’Brien. “And the families I take it to appreciate you all,” she said.

“Thank you,” O’Brien replied. “We’re going to miss everybody.”

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