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April 30, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – The month of April, during the COVID-19 pandemic – has been mind-boggling for the pantry.  We had no idea we’d receive such generosity from the community, including local restaurants and caterers.  And the makeup of the … Continue reading

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April 24, 2020

Good morning, everybody – Wednesday’s food pantry was another record-breaker.  This week the volunteers served 95 (that’s right – 95) families, including 191 adults, 143 children and 32 seniors, for a total of 366 people served.  Last week they served … Continue reading

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April 16, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – yesterday our valiant volunteers broke another record.  They served 84 families (last week there were 81), consisting of 168 adults, 123 children and 28 seniors, for a total of 319 people served.  There were a number of … Continue reading

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April 10, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – This past Wednesday we broke a record for the food pantry.  We served a total of 81 families, some of them for the first time.  The total included 150 adults, 111 children and 30 seniors, which … Continue reading

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April 2, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – yes, we’re still open.  Yesterday the volunteers served a total of 62 families, including 128 adults, 92 children and 22 seniors, for a total of 243 people served.  The clients went home with a box of … Continue reading

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March 28, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – This week the pantry broke a record.  I wasn’t there, and Benny and I won’t be there for the foreseeable future due to the pandemic, but strong and capable hands have taken the reins and the … Continue reading

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March 19, 2020

Good evening, everybody – yesterday we served a record 59 families, including 108 adults, 82 children and 27 seniors, for a total of 217 people served.           What a whirlwind it’s been since the Corona virus moved … Continue reading

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March 12, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – yesterday, despite the pandemic, we served 43 families, including 80 adults, 62 children and 22 seniors, for a total of 163 people served.           At the start of the pantry every week … Continue reading

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March 4, 2020

Good evening, everybody – this morning we served 40 families, including 70 adults, 53 children and 21 seniors, for a total of 144 people.  21 seniors is the most we’ve ever served.  We’d like to bring the number even higher. … Continue reading

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February 27, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody – yesterday in the morning we served 35 families, including 67 adults, 45 children and 18 seniors.  Then, since it was the last Wednesday of the month, we were open again in the evening and served another … Continue reading

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