Stroudwater Food Pantry Status – 10/8&15/17

Hi Team –My apologies for not publishing a report last week, Angie and I have been away.  This report covers the weeks of October 8th & 15th.  During the past two weeks your Stroudwater Food Pantry served 65 families, providing groceries to a total of 214 people.  4 new families joined the pantry.

During the past two weeks our supermarket rescue food pickups, plus church donations and this week’s purchased food yielded 2,8561 lbs.  Our volunteers included Anne, Lois, Wayne and Martha, Karlene, Autumn, Rena, Michael C, Steve, Shelley, Rick, Ellen, Tammy, Mike Halkiu, and Adam.

        What’s going on at your Stroudwater Food Pantry:

  • Coming this Saturday!!  Our second annual Paws for the Pantry dog walk for hunger is October 21.  Registration starts at 10:00am at Payson’s Park (at the Back Cove) in Portland.  You can find more information and pre-register on our website at,  or on our Facebook page at  Like us on Face book to stay in the loop for pantry activities, and remember to share our Paws for the Pantry event with your friends!
  • Coming this Sunday!! Our next Pantry meeting is Sunday 10/22, 11:15 after the church service, in the upstairs Annex meeting room.  If you are curious about the Stroudwater Food Pantry, this is a great opportunity to find out what we do!  We will be talking about accomplishments so far this year, upcoming events, and volunteers needed to support new and ongoing activities.
  • The Pantry Prayer Ministry has proven to be a blessing and physical healing for clients seeking prayer on Sundays.   During the past two weeks 7 clients made a decision for Christ, praise the Lord!  If you have a heart to pray for others, see Adam or myself to join us in an opportunity to minister to the spiritual needs of our community.

—  Doug