A cut in hours to the Food Pantry at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Old Forge has been prompted by a seasonal loss of volunteers.
Normally open every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. during the month of February, the Pantry will be closed on February 11 and 25.
The hours for the month of March are currently under review pending the interest of new volunteers. Continue reading
The Food Pantry at St. Patrick’s Church in Forestport has received a generous amount of squash thanks to Wagner Farms in Rome and pantry volunteer pickers, and the popular item is going fast.
The food pantry serves Woodgate, Forestport, Boonville and surrounding areas and is open by appointment.
For food assistance call (315) 942-4618, ext. 105, and leave a message with your unblocked phone number. Continue reading
Volunteers from the Food Pantry at St. Patrick’s Church in Forestport attended the Food Bank of Central New York’s annual conference in May in Syracuse at the Holiday Inn.
The daylong conference offered 12 different workshop sessions on a variety of issues for providing food pantry services and increasing the exposure to healthier food options for food pantry clients. Continue reading
The St. Bartholomew’s Food Pantry will be starting a new program year in July with the recertification of all clients.
The procedures started over the past few months have brought the Pantry into compliance with the New York State Health Department and the Food Bank of Central New York.
The needs in the community are continuing to grow as new families move into the area. The area served follows the Route 28 corridor from Otter Lake to Raquette Lake. Continue reading
Jim Zurakowski, Charlotte Pylman and Joann Zurakowski in front of the new and improved Food Pantry system at St. Bartholomew’s Church. Photo by Gina Greco
In February the local Food Pantry located at St. Bartholomew’s Church will be distributing food under a system devised by the Food Bank of Central New York. This is just one of the changes recently undertaken. Continue reading
Sydney Payne, a member of the St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church Confirmation class, has organized a food drive to help restore goods at the Food Pantry at the church.
Sydney Payne, center, with Sharon and Bob Daviau at St. Bartholomew’s Food Pantry. Photo by Gina Greco
Collection boxes for non-perishable food items will be placed at Community Bank and the Town of Webb Health Center throughout the holiday season. Continue reading
The Webb Community Food Pantry, located at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Old Forge, is always in need of additional non-perishable food items.
The services of the Food Pantry have been in great demand this year and are in need of substantial replenishment.
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks will assist by sponsoring a Food Kart Day on Saturday, July 5th. Continue reading