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May 6, 2021

Hello!  I’m Gretchen and I’m the new Co-Director of the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry, alongside Vera Halpenny.  I have been volunteering at the Pantry since about June 2020 and am excited to be taking on this new role. Due to … Continue reading

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Me flanked by co-directors Gretchen Skaggs(L), Vera Halpenny(R)

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May 4, 2021

This will be my final entry on this blog.  It will be continued by various younger and more tech-savvy volunteers, who will keep you posted about what’s going on at the Pantry.  The Pantry and the blog will be in … Continue reading

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April 22, 2021

Good afternoon, everybody – yesterday we served 131 families, including 221 adults, 139 children and 36 seniors.  A total of 483 people were served yesterday, and our delivery mavens made 47 deliveries to Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley, Irvington and Greenburgh.  Four … Continue reading

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April 14, 2021

Good evening, everyone – I wasn’t at the pantry today but all the other volunteers handled everything like a well-oiled machine, including my husband, Benny, who signed the clients in.  Today we served a total of 131 families, including 261 … Continue reading

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April 8, 2021

Good afternoon, everybody – yesterday we served 127 families with 254 adults, 165 children, and 40 seniors, totaling 459 people, and our delivery team made 47 deliveries. We had another meeting with the South Church Session members to get a … Continue reading

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Thank-you cards from Girl Scout Troop 2305 for volunteers of Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry

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April 1, 2021

Good afternoon, everybody – yesterday in the morning we served 147 families, including 287 adults, 172 children and 58 seniors, and our delivery team made 47 deliveries.  In the evening we served another 13 families, including 21 adults, 10 children … Continue reading

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March 25, 2021

Good afternoon, everybody – yesterday we served 130 families, including 264 adults, 174 children and 41 seniors, totaling 479 people served.  Our stellar delivery team made 47 deliveries throughout Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley, Irvington and as far as Greenburgh. I’ll be … Continue reading

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March 18, 2021

Good morning, everybody – yesterday we served a record 159 families, including 320 adults, 193 children and 59 seniors, bringing us to 572 people served.  Our delivery volunteers also made a record 49 deliveries.  Now that people are finally starting … Continue reading

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