Food Pantry Blog
On Saturday, March 5, a group of teens came to help at the Food Pantry for the first time. These were their words...
A lovely woman who has been a pantry client for several years, and is much loved by our volunteers, recently expressed interest in serving as a pantry volunteer. She’s been working with us for about a month now. She is a hard worker and very welcoming towards volunteers and clients alike. The exciting part is that her motivation is to learn everything she can about running a food pantry, so she can start a similar ministry in her church!
Two church families recently donated freezers, in great condition, for use in the food pantry. Another church family donated a beautiful refrigerator. They will be waiting for us when the pantry moves to the Crossroads campus - not sure yet when that will be, so stay tuned! We are so excited! This will allow us to stock much more fresh and frozen food, to delight our clients.
Girl, Boy and Cub Scout troops factor in as a major volunteer force for the Columbia Food Pantry. Some of these hard-working troops include...
The food pantry shelves are full again! On November 14, two Boy Scout troops and two Cub Scout packs delivered food collected from their annual Scouting for Food event. The food totals were: