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Shelves Are Bare! Please Help the Wheeling Township Food Pantry

It happens every summer:  Decreased donations combine with increased usage to make for a perfect storm.  The Wheeling Township Food Pantry Shelves are bare!  We could really use help with the following items:

  • Soup
  • Tomato products (diced, paste, sauce, stewed, etc.)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tuna
  • PB & J

Happy Independence Day to our great nation & to you!

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Wheeling Township Wish List for June

The soup shortage continues at the Wheeling Township Food Pantry.  We are also in need of 3 P’s:  Potatoes, Pasta & Pancake Mix.  Please consider picking up a few of these items as you shop.

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Soup shortage at Wheeling Township Food Pantry

For the month of May, please consider donating soup to the Wheeling Township Food Pantry.  Also needed are macaroni & cheese and potato products.  As always, any non-perishable food product is welcome.  Thank you for your support!

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Assistance Needed for April

Please consider donating these foods in April:

  • Canned Meats (hash, spam, stew)
  • Fruit
  • Pancake Mix
  • Syrup

Thanks for helping your neigbors in their time of need!

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March Madness at Wheeling Township Food Pantry

The Wheeling Township Food Pantry has been helping over 400 families each month!  Help us to help our residents in March with these items:

  1. Dried Beans
  2. Fruit
  3. Syrup
  4. Tomato Products
  5. Tuna

We appreciate your support.  Happy Spring!

 

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Kingswood pantry needs as of Feb. 3

The Kingswood Emergency Food Pantry could use the following food donations asap in order to continue to help meet the needs of families in the area each week. The pantry supports 42 families on average each week.

Current food items needed are:

  • Cooking oil
  • rice
  • dried pinto beans
  • spaghetti sauce
  • applesauce
  • peanut butter
  • chili/stew/meat soup
  • flour
  • spaghetti
  • canned vegetables
  • macaroni & cheese
  • tuna
  • jelly
  • cereal
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Show Love by Sharing Food

February is here already and the following items are needed in our food pantry:

  1. Beans (dry or canned, but please not kidney)
  2. Fruit
  3. Tomato Products (diced, paste, sauce, stewed, etc.)
  4. Rice

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Pantry sets food donation of the month

The Kingswood Emergency Food Pantry is focusing food donations on the following items during the following months:

February: Rice
March: Cereal
April: Flour

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2012 in review

In 2012, the Kingswood Emergency Food Pantry fed 1,456 families, or 5,824 people, averaging 28 people per week.

Our many thanks go to the 35 volunteers who operated the Pantry——to the Boy Scouts, to the many schools, community groups, religious and service organizations, local businesses and individual families who
supported us during the year, to Ron Ericksen and Linda Argento for their special assistance in preparing the food for distribution, and to Rev. James, Rev. Luke, Charlene and Anita for their tireless and enthusiastic support.

Most of all we thank you, the members and friends of Kingswood who have made this ministry possible. Your continued support, even in this difficult economy, uplifts our hearts indeed. Our blessings and thanks to all of you!

Jim & Cheryl Gibson,
Food Pantry Coordinators

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Happy New Year!

Due to holiday generosity, this month we are only in need of:

  • Rice
  • Pancake Mix
  • Syrup

Thanks for sharing with our pantry.  Best wishes for a Happy and Healthy 2013!

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