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Stock the Pantry: Catholic Charities’ food drive stocks pantries to meet emergency needs in winter

February 6th, 2014 Posted in Featured, Our Diocese Tags: ,

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At this time of year when many economically beset families are forced to decide between spending on eating or heating, Catholic Charities Inc. of the Diocese of Wilmington, is asking all communities to “Stock the Pantry” by contributing nonperishable food goods so the agency can meet the high demand for emergency food distributions.

“The economic reality today is that many of our neighbors are choosing between buying food and making their rent, mortgage, or utility payment,” said Richelle Vible, Catholic Charities’ executive director. “The benefit reduction from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, also harms low-income households already at risk of going hungry. The donations of food that we receive from our neighbors helps us meet the increasing demand we are experiencing. We continue to need your support.”

The food drive will continue throughout February. Donors can drop off food and grocery store gift cards at Catholic Charities locations during business hours. Read more »

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Help feed the hungry during ‘Stock the Pantry’ month

February 9th, 2012 Posted in Our Diocese Tags: , ,

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WILMINGTON – February is traditional “Stock the Pantry” month for Catholic Charities, and the organization is again asking the community to help those in the community who depend on Catholic Charities for food.

Donations of nonperishable food, grocery store gift cards or cash donations may be made at all Catholic Charities locations in February during regular business hours.

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