Food Drive This Saturday

Beatrice–The annual food drive for the Community Food Pantry in Beatrice is this Saturday and pantry volunteers are encouraging area residents to help fill the shelves at the local pantry. Pantry Coordinator Karen Mains says numerous volunteers will gather at St. Johns Lutheran Church tomorrow to help collect the food items…

“boxes and signs”     :24

Beatrice residents are asked to place their donations in a paper sack and set the bag on their front steps by 10am Saturday morning.

Pantry volunteer Sue Orwen says there is always a demand for the services of the pantry…

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The Community Food Pantry is located in the basement of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beatrice and is open Mondays and Thursdays. Mains says the pantry has had a very busy year….

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Mains says some items needed at the pantry are cereals, pancake flour, peanut butter and jelly, crackers, canned soups, canned meats and tuna, and both laundry and dish detergent.

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