Pantry board of directors thanks Oxford community

Published 6:00 am Sunday, May 8, 2016

The Pantry Board would like to offer our sincere thanks to all of the community spirited members of the St. Peter’s Episcopal Church who served 443 households for a total of 950 people in the month of April.

We offer our many thanks to the Master Gardeners, Joe Ann Allen  and Tyce Buntin, who directed a small group of Ole Miss students in landscaping work around the Pantry.  The team trimmed bushes, pulled weeds and laid down pinestraw.   Thanks also to our Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Members held a food drive during the Double Decker weekend and collected more than 1,200 pounds of canned and dry goods and monetary donations.

Many thanks and our sincere appreciation to Walmart, Panera Bakery Café, and Kroger for their food donations. We sincerely appreciate all of our volunteers who help our clients every week with their screening and grocery shopping. Many thanks and appreciation to all of our donors for their community support of the Pantry.

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Donate in honor of a loved one with a Pantry donation gift card. These cards are available at Origin Bank at 312 University Ave.

The Pantry is located at 713 Molly Barr Road and can be reached at 662-832-8001.The Pantry is open on Tuesdays from 9 to 10 a.m. for donations. It’s open Wednesdays for clients under the age of 65, and on Thursdays for clients 65 and older from 9 to 11 a.m. When dropping off donations, sign the “Donor Book” and include a correct mailing address to get a tax receipt for your gift.

Barbara J. Smith

Pantry Publicist