Entries by Kent Food Pantry

2017 Highlights

Kent County Food Pantry distributed 126,000 pounds of food during 2016. An average of 125 families pick up food monthly. Besides the standard menu items, our families enjoy fresh eggs and vegetables brought in every week and delicious cheese from our local cheese shop, donated every month! Summer of 2017 brings in fresh vegetables from […]

Still Tasty!

If you have questions about how long your food and beverages will stay safe and tasty, check out this website: www.stilltasty.com. It is full of information that you can and should use when preparing meals.

Going the “Extra Mile”

Those of us who work with our clients at the Food Pantry have the opportunity to speak with them, to welcome them, and to offer assistance.  Miriam Greenlee, our Program Director, meets with each client personally on every visit.  She has come to know many of them, and often they share their stories, both positive […]

Empty Bowls on March 23 a Success

Once again, the Washington College Office of Student Affairs hosted the Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Food Pantry on March 23.  The Prince Theater at the Garfield Center was full of supporters who paid $20 for a lovely handmade pottery bowl and a delicious meal. The homemade soups were prepared by volunteers from RiverArts.  The bowls […]