Pastor’s Pantry would like to thank our generous “Day at the Derby” sponsors!! We are so grateful for your support and look forward to an awesome event on Saturday, May 2nd from 4-8pm at March Motorcars in Lexington.
Results for March 2015
16,954 lbs. of food donated to Pastor’s Pantry
5,793 lbs. of food purchased by Pastor’s Pantry
3,782 bags of groceries and 171 emergency packs given to
1,211 people in 584 households
“No one has ever become poor by giving” – Maya Angelou
It’s been a busy week at Pastor’s Pantry! We launched ticket sales for our “Day at the Derby” fundraiser! Please join us for the ultimate Kentucky Derby fundraiser / party on Saturday, May 2nd from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The event will be held at March Motorcars in Lexington and will feature the Kentucky Derby horse race, a fancy hat contest (wear your fanciest hat), mint juleps, live and silent auctions, a run for the rose foot race and fabulous food. It’s an evening of fun benefiting the Pastor’s Pantry. You can buy tickets by clicking on the cart on the right side of this website, or call or stop by the Pantry (Mon-Thurs. 8am-4pm): 307 North State Street, Lexington or 336-249-8824.
We’re also thrilled to have participated in the Lexington Senior High Career Day! What an awesome group of young students! We loved talking to everyone about Nonprofit careers and the importance of volunteering in your community. We know that Lexington has a bright future with the students at Lexington High!
A big THANK YOU goes out to Orrell’s Foods for donating the remaining food from their food show yesterday to Pastor’s Pantry. With all that they gave us, we were able to share food with several other pantries in the area. Orrell’s is such an amazing ally in the fight against hunger!!
Keep voting EVERYDAY in the My Geek for Charity contest! Your vote counts once, everyday. Please go to www.mygeeknc.com/charity and vote for Pastor’s Pantry!
Needs next week:
- Grocery bags
– Canned corn
-Grits (individual packets)
– Canned meat
– Canned green beans
Thank you for your support of Pastor’s Pantry!