Good afternoon, everybody – today we served a total of 20 families, including 35 adults, 21 children and 4 seniors. Last Saturday Lyn and I and our husbands attended a meeting in Ossining about immigration issues. Afterwards they put on a cantata entitled “Manos Indocumentadas” (Undocumented Hands). It was so well done that we’reContinue reading “May 24, 2017”
Good evening, everybody – today we served a total of 34 families, including 58 adults, 42 children and 8 seniors. Today we were visited by an organization by the name of the Westchester Hispanic Coalition. Two young women set up a table and gave information and flyers out to those clients who expressed interest. TheContinue reading “May 17, 2017”
Good afternoon, everybody – today we served a total of 30 families, including 57 adults, 39 children and 6 seniors. Due to a scheduling confusion, the Cassatt String Quartet was scheduled to rehearse for Sunday’s concert this morning while the pantry was going on in the sanctuary. Our pantry clients got to listen in onContinue reading “May 10, 2017”
Troop 1694 from Dobbs Ferry Middle School, in front of many boxes of Girl Scout cookies (including gluten-free Toffee-tastic) being donated to the pantry. Everybody loves Girl Scout cookies! Thanks so much to the girls, their parents and troop leaders Tess McDade and Michelle Wurf.
I hit “send” a little too quickly before I was able to add that, on top of everything else, the Dobbs Ferry Senior Center gave us a donation not only of an entire bin full of food but also a container of backpacks. Abby Connett, the Director, wasn’t sure who donated those backpacks to the Center, but byContinue reading “May 3, 2017”
Good afternoon, everybody – today we served a total of 23 families, including 39 adults, 25 children and 6 seniors. This week we received a check from the Church of St. Barnabas in Irvington in response to our application for a grant from them. St. Barnabas is one of the most generous churches we haveContinue reading “May 3, 2017”