By Maureen McNair.
Last December while volunteers were assembling heavy duty shelving for the pantry, we had our first pantry client — a homeless woman who cut through our parking lot with her grocery cart, said she was hungry, and asked us for food. Since that informal and humble beginning, in less than a year, and during a global health pandemic, we have already distributed 80,000 pounds of food into our South Bay community. Last Saturday, we had our largest client line to date. We gave food to 144 heads of household representing over 600 family members. Thank you for the continued generosity that allows our food supply to grow to meet the growing needs of our community.
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