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Mobile Pantry Distribution Schedule: November 2022

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Please note that the times listed represent delivery time, not the distribution start time. Times and locations are subject to change.

Lexington Baptist Church, November 14th 3:30pm, 103 W. Church Street, Lexington, Ga

iServe Ministries, November 15th 7:30am, Pendergrass Flea Market, US 129 Pendergrass, Ga

Freedom Church of God, November 15th 3pm, 3428 Neese Commerce Rd, Commerce, Ga

Living Word Baptist Church, November 15th 4pm, 2763 Monroe Hwy, Bogart, Ga

Clarke County Sheriffs, November 16th 3:30pm, B& B Theatres, 1570 Lexington Rd, Athens Ga

Cornerstone Baptist Church, November 17th 8:30am, 1543 Anderson Hwy, Hartwell, Ga

Mt. Zion Ministries, November 17th 8:30am, 423 Scattaway Rd, Hiawassee, Ga

American Legion, November 17th 11am, 4 Electric Ave, Clayton, Ga

Barrow County Food Pantry, November 17th 8am, Holly Hill Mall, 189 W. Athens St, Winder, Ga

Grace Fellowship COG, November 17th 4pm, 1120 Malcom Bridge Rd, Bogart, Ga

Cornerstone Food Pantry, November 19th 9am, 4680 Lexington Rd, Athens Ga

Pinewood Estates, November 19th 8:30am, 1465 Hwy. 29 N, Athens, Ga

Helen First Baptist Church, November 19th 8am, 53 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, Ga

Waggoners Grove Baptist Church, November 19th 8am, 98 US-441, Commerce, Ga

Rabun Gap Presbyterian Church, November 19th 6am, 8397 Wolffork Rd, Rabun Gap, Ga

Terrapin, November 21st 10am, 180 Paradise Blvd, Athens, Ga

City of Hope, November 21st 4pm, 8780 Macon Hwy, Athens, Ga

Community And Faith Groups

Clubs and groups are welcome to get involved, but because of workplace safety and liabilities and the small size of our warehouse, we cannot accommodate large groups or young children during regular morning hours of operation. No food sorting help is needed until after our Thanksgiving food drives email our manager at with your inquiry.

Mobile Food Pantry Schedule

This schedule is provided as a courtesy. It is not guaranteed to be error free, and may be updated or changed at any time, so use it at your own risk. If you spot an error in one of the listings, please . All Mobile Pantries are scheduled in Eastern Standard Time.

You can also find this information and many other food resources in map form on our Resource Map. If you have questions about a specific Mobile Pantry, please contact the host agency.

Many Mobile Food Pantry sites will allow you to pick up food as a proxy for another household that cannot physically attend. You will need to be prepared to provide the name, address and household size of any other family you are picking up for. Most Mobile Pantry sites have a limit on how many households you can pick up for and should tell you that limit if you ask.

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View Scheduled Mobile Food Pantries

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and its Partner Agencies are providing food to neighborhoods by the truckload.

Featuring an average of 13,000 15,000 pounds of supplemental food, the Mobile Food Pantry allows agencies the ability to target areas of great need- even though they may not be physically located in that area.

Only current partner agencies may host a mobile pantry distribution. For information on becoming a partner agency, please contact Agency Relations at 239-4441.

The Mobile Pantry averages 10-12 deliveries a week throughout the Food Banks 22 county service area.

How to Organize a Mobile Food Pantry

  • Find a location for distribution. This may be the parking lot of your agency, a school, or other easily accessible location within the community.
  • Make sure you have permission first!
  • Schedule a day and time for delivery with the Food Bank.
  • Announce the time of distribution to your clients and others in the neighborhood who are in need.
  • On the day of distribution, have volunteers on-site to help distribute food and record who received it.
  • After the food is distributed, dispose of all trash and return pallets and unused boxes to trailer bays.
Contact Agency Relations Department with questions about hosting a pantry, 239-4441

A Special Thank You To Brenda Ewart

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Some 26 years ago, as her youngest of three children headed into Grade 1, Richmond Hills Brenda Ewart took a part-time job as manager of the Richmond Hill Community Food Bank.

Our family attended Richmond Hill United Church where the food bank was located at the time, and the minister suggested I apply for the job, explained Ewart, stating one attraction was she could be home before her children returned from school.

But what started as a job, has become a passion and has consumed far more hours each week than originally forecast, and has pulled in her husband, Bob, as well. Although she has been paid, both have donated many volunteer hours over the years to what has become a labour of love for both.

Bob had his eyes opened and so did the kids to the need for the food bank, explained Ewart. And the volunteers have become my friends, my family. Some have volunteered longer than Ive been here! Read more.

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Women Infants And Children

Women, Infants, and Children, or WIC serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating including breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care.

To find out if you qualify and to learn more, visit their website.

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Kids Cafe DINNER PROGRAM

Throughout the school year, the Kids Cafe Dinner Program serves after school meals at several schools and community centers throughout the Reno/Sparks area. Meals are typically also served during school breaks.

View the calendar or map above for distribution details, or visit the Kids Cafe page for more information about this important program.

The 2022-2023 Kids Cafe schedule will be posted as soon as it is available. It may take a few weeks after the new school year begins for sites to be up and running. In the meantime, families can access additional food resources through their School Food Pantry, Mobile Harvest and partner food pantries.

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Mobile Food Pantry Calendar

Changes can happen, receive text updates when they do.

To receive a text message when there is a change, find your county below and text the corresponding keyword to 866-989-3123Dane County text FOODDANE | Jefferson and Dodge Counties text FOODEAST | Columbia, Sauk, Juneau, and Adams Counties text FOODNORTHRock County text FOODROCK | Monroe, Vernon, Richland, and Crawford Counties text FOODWEST | Grant, Iowa, LaFayette, and Green Counties text FOODSOUTH

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Did You Know

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A regional food bank acts as a hub, sourcing food from a variety of places across the US and from people, processing it safely in our warehouse, and distributing it equitably to the hundreds of food pantries, nonprofit organizations, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and Mobile Markets that serve individual communities across the desert region.

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How We Work

The Richmond Hill Community Food Bank is a non-government, independently run non-profit agency, founded to provide temporary emergency food assistance to those in need. Our strength is the generous support of the people of Richmond Hill, Thornhill and Maple, corporate supporters, food drives by churches and schools, and our staff of amazing volunteers. The food bank has a strong history in the community and became a charitable organization in 1991. It is overseen by a volunteer board of directors and has one paid, part-time manager, Lee Reynolds.

When in season, we receive fresh produce through a variety of sources: farmers markets, Seeds For Change , local gardeners and through Feed Ontario and From Earth to Table.

Financial contributions are used by the Richmond Hill Community Food Bank to provide the best services and deliver help to the people we assist.

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