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pantry

1. A serving room between kitchen and dining space.
2. A room for storage of food supplies; a larder.
3. A room for preparing refreshments, not complete meals.
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Food pantry supplies decrease at local food pantries during the summer months.
The Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign launched at a time when food pantries across the country are preparing for their busiest time of year and facing high rates of need, with more than 49 million Americans experiencing food insecurity in 2013i.
Campus food pantries have opened in recent years around the country to help students who don't have enough money to cover their expenses and keep themselves well-fed.
These food pantries are helping to feed the nearly 1 in 6 Americans (including more than 1 out of every 4 children under six years old) who are food insecure - lacking access to an adequate supply of food or at real risk of it.
As recently as early 2009, food pantries and banks reported running out of food (see for example, "Newly Poor Swell Lines at Food Banks" New York Times, February 19, 2009).
The Roundy's website explains that each of the 50 pantries received 3,000 pounds of food, valued at $4,500, and $500 with which to purchase fresh meat and produce.
Most books on pantries focus on their contents: how to build up pantry stock and cook with it--but this is different, covering the physical evolution and development of the pantry and providing a blend of history and period references following its various structures.
When remodeler Dave Tyson thinks of pantries, he thinks of three things, storage, storage, and storage.
Toni Haber, senior vice president of Prudential Douglas Elliman and one of the firm's top producing Manhattan brokers, has been honored with a Clarisa Award at the Capuchin Food Pantries' Third Annual "Women of Valor" Awards Tea, on August 11th, for her dedication to helping needy New Yorkers through her charitable contributions and fundraising efforts.
"Pantries are popular because storage is an absolutely critical issue today," says designer Mary Jo Peterson, consultant to the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
Carla Schuit, a weight-loss dietitian at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, spent all of June sourcing her meals from three DuPage County pantries, along with what she happened to have at home and anything her colleagues brought to work to share.
Proceeds will benefit food pantries where the bank has branches.