Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 30, 2017

Good morning, everybody – Yesterday in the morning we served a total of 27 families, including 46 adults, 31 children and 7 seniors.  Then in the evening we served a record 18 families, including 32 adults, 24 children and 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

March 26, 2017

Attended a forum entitled “Know Your Rights” on March 23 with Legislator Virginia Perez, focusing on immigrants’ rights.  Graciela Hayman of Westchester Hispanic Coalition gave tips on what to do if an Immigration representative comes to your house or stops … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

March 25, 2017

Had a long talk with Susie Zachman, who runs a nonprofit by the name of Better Beginnings.  Its aim is to improve child health through diet.  She’s going to visit the pantry in April to meet our clients and give … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

March 23, 2017

Good afternoon, everyone – Yesterday we served a total of 29 families, including 49 adults, 28 children and 6 seniors. The other day Benny and I picked up two huge bins of food from the Irvington Public Library.  And  our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

March 15, 2017

Good afternoon, everyone – Today, for only the second time since we opened in 2013, we did not open the pantry due to fear of icy roads and sidewalks.  Ellen texted all the clients, I e-mailed the volunteers and Lyn … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

March 8, 2017

Good afternoon, everybody – Today we served a total of 24 families, including 35 adults, 27 children and 8 seniors. We’ve submitted our grant application to the Giving Circle of Lower Westchester.  We need the money, so let’s keep our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

March 7, 2017

Good news!  We were contacted by Sarah Barnard of the Irvington Presbyterian Church’s Board of Deacons.  Last fall they did a Crop Walk, which is a fundraising walk aimed at eliminating worldwide hunger.  Since there’s hunger right in these Rivertowns, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

March 1, 2017

Good afternoon, everybody – Today we served a total of 22 families, including 36 adults, 34 children and 4 seniors. Our grant application to the Church of St. Barnabas was accepted!  Our beloved Barbara M. notified us that, even though … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment