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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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Adams, the MSPCA spokesman, said pet food pantries are rare, but Elissa Flynn-Poppey, a member of the MSPCA Board of Overseers, is working to compile a list of food pantries that accept and offer pet food.
Overall, the 20 pantries affiliated with the Valley Interfaith Council feed 45,000 people each month, Barrett said.
In addition to families served by food pantries, the Food Bank also will distribute frozen and freshly baked foods to Kids Cafe, a program that provides at least one nourishing meal per day to nearly 1,500 children in Western New York.
In nearby Athol, home to fewer than 12,000 people, food pantries also see high demand.
Officials at local food pantries - each of which serve anywhere from 400 to 500 families per month and up to 1,000 families during the holidays - say they can always use baby formula and food, breakfast cereal, pasta, pasta sauces, canned vegetables, soup and rice.
the county's main food bank, supplements local pantries and also provides government commodity items and perishables.
These types of drives really help the pantries,'' said Margaret Shively, 10-year supervisor of the West Valley Food Pantry.
The transition started more than a year ago as officials realized other pantries were moving to shopping.
We thank Walmart for their generosity and their commitment to reach out to local food pantries, the people who are on the front lines of this fight.
Weed said some students might shy away from the stigmas and stereotypes surrounding food pantries, so his goal is to market the pantry more like a free grocery store.
Since only two small pantries exist in nearby towns, Arkansas City officials decided to fight this challenge," the release states.
org is a four year old one-of-a-kind supply side channel for America's food pantries that uses technology to link millions of home and community gardeners nationwide who have harvested excess garden produce to a nearby food pantry.