It was a great day at the Food Pantry! We were all “braced” tonight for the annual event of recertifying every client. Volunteers were trained in the new process and federal forms; many discussions and emails were exchanged regarding how exactly to implement the sometimes baffling government rules; everything was ready. Really? Then why was I lying awake at 4:00 AM going over everything in my head? And then we had an unusually light turnout. God must have known that we would have been totally overwhelmed with a big night; so He gave us a small one. He is a merciful God! 😉
If you have never volunteered here before, come join us on Wednesday at 5:00 to see first hand what it is that keeps our volunteers coming back! And if you are interested in exploring a leadership position in the Food Pantry, please contact Carl or Pastor Stella.
Thank you to all our supporters and volunteers, and as always, please pray for all our clients.
- This week’s needs list for those wanting to donate shelf-stable food:
- canned tuna or chicken
- We can always use:
- reusable shopping bags (not paper or “single-use” plastic bags please.)
- empty egg cartons
- Financial donations to the food pantry can be made by check or online at covenantaustin.org/events-
This week’s numbers:
- # of volunteers: 29!
- # households served: 59
- # individuals served: 198
- # first-timers:05
Covenant Food Pantry is a Central Texas Food Bank Partner Agency