food pantry


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food pantry

n.
1. An organization or group that sorts and packages donated foodstuffs for distribution directly to people in need.
2. The building or location where such distribution takes place.
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Because widespread use of the private emergency food network is a relatively recent phenomenon, research on food pantry use is not as extensive as that done on food stamps and other forms of government assistance.
Once Rockland Trust learned that the Franklin Food Pantry needed a new home, it immediately offered assistance.
Magee, a retired pastor and member of the Baptist church that sponsors the food pantry, told the Baptist Standard that the church wanted to ask questions about religion in case clients needed spiritual help.
Over the summer, our food pantry partners see an uptick in clients because federal school lunch programs are not available to children.
That food pantry there is under construction and is expected to open by Thanksgiving, The (Champaign) NewsGazette reports.
org is a four year old one-of-a-kind supply side channel for America's food pantries that uses technology to link millions of home and community gardeners nationwide who have harvested excess garden produce to a nearby food pantry.
The Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry witnessed a 53 percent increase in clients during the first quarter of this year.
In October, the food pantry was selected by the customer- owners of EPUD as the first recipient of a grant from the utility's GREEN (Giving Renewable Energy to Emerald Neighborhoods) program.
Open on Wednesdays, Smith said the food pantry has been serving about 10 to 20 students weekly.
Many of the benefiting food pantries are in rural towns, where the local Catholic church is one of the centers of the community and many times runs the food pantry.
Today, Walmart announced the 75 food pantry winners of the Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign that will each receive a $20,000 grant for facility makeovers.