December 14, 2009
When I retired in April, I found I needed some volunteer work to fill my time. I stopped in at The Lord's Pantry and immediately felt at home. The organization began about 40 years ago, as a small service within a local church. Today it has grown to a food bank that services over 700 families each month. The clients are treated with genuine kindness, warmth and respect. Over 100 volunteers give of their time each month to stock the pantry and pick up donated food. There are also special distributions during the year; ie, Easter, Back to School Supplies, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Due to the present economic times, and the struggles that some of our community members of are experiencing, it is very rewarding to know that I can help those that are less fortunate.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
help even more people in our community.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About every week
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
MY ROLE:Volunteer & Stock shelves; shop with clients; interview clients; data entry into computer; type thank you letters to donors.