Food Pantry Weekly, 06Jan2016

Greetings Foodies!
I hope you had a safe and joyful Christmas and New Years!  We are looking forward to 2016 as a milestone year for the Food Pantry. Watch this space in coming weeks for some exciting news about our future!
It was another great night at the Food Pantry…soggy, but great!  Lots of first-timers tonight – about one in four – plus several who we had not seen for more than six months. Some people described very long travel times – as much as two hours – across town to get to us tonight. But everyone who made it, even those who arrived after closing time, left with lots of food. God always provides!  I pray everyone made it home safely.
Please pray for all our clients.
Carl Wilson
 
@CovenantFood
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Other business…
We still have a need for a large capacity vehicle (3/4-ton or more) on Tuesdays. If you have a possible solution, please contact Carl.
If you are interested in a leadership position in the Food Pantry, please contact Carl or Pastor Stella.
This week’s needs list for those wanting to donate shelf-stable food:
   — peanut butter
   — cereal
We can always use reusable grocery shopping bags (Not paper or “single-use” plastic bags please.)
If you have questions about how to make financial or food donations, please contact the church office at 512-346-3124.
This week’s numbers:
– # of volunteers: 23
– # households served: 69
– # individuals served: 196
 – # first-timers:  17
12-week rolling average
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Covenant Food Pantry is a Capital Area Food Bank Partner Agency
 
 

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