We are so happy to partner with the Food Bank and are in the midst of our Souper Bowl food drive. Below is excerpted from their annual letter and update.
The Food Bank for 2019 served an average of 70-80 families/individuals a month. We gave out 490 boxes of food between July 1st and December 28th, plus an extra bag they can take from the table. We also order many food items from CEO Weinberg Food Bank in Pittston.
At Thanksgiving, in conjunction with volunteers supporting the annual Feed-A-Friend Campaign, 107 dinner baskets were distributed in addition to the usual monthly allotment. The Food Bank provided names of children upon request from Mountain Top Welcome Club. They provided them with Christmas gifts. For Christmas, we also gave hams to each family.
We would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the volunteers for food collected and all montetary gifts from personal people and organizations, and strong supporters like the United Way, Rotary Club Mountain Top, Mountain Top Welcome Club, American Legion, and Kiwanis. Thanks to St. Jude’s, St. Paul’s, Christ Methodist, Presbyterian Church, St. Martin’s in the Fields. Without the support of these churches and monetary gifts it would be impossible for the Food Bank to complete its Christian mission.
God bless you all.