In August we provided food for 1078 Families (4664 Individuals) for an approximate cost $3,430 or $3.18 per family, these are record numbers for the pantry. Our numbers and cost will continue to climb over the next four months – You can help reduce the pantry cost by:
 

  • Adopting a food item for the following list: Sugar, flour, pinto beans and rice in 5 lb, 25lb or 5 oz. bags, tuna, tomato sauce, pasta, cereal, oat meal mac & cheese in cases. Bring items to the pantry in the morning Monday–Friday any other time you can drop it off in the donation box.

  • Contact Vendors that may have food, paper towels, toilet paper, toiletries, and hygiene items that they need to be moved. Let them know that we will pick these items up. Call (479) 426-5650 or (479) 899-8611.

  • A group of volunteers could solicit food donations from local grocery stores for more information call (479) 899-8611. 

  • We have another need, Pantry Drivers and ride along helpers for the following days and time:

Monday 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Every other Wednesday 12:30-2:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 am- 10:30 am

 

The need is urgent!