Salvation Army cuts food pantry to every other week
October 18, 2023
The Salvation Army has reduced the days of operation at its community food pantry because of a reduction in the flow of donated goods and funding.
It is also allowing clients to choose their own food items, rather than picking up pre-selected boxes. "When you come in, you get to do the physical shopping for your food,” the church wrote in a Facebook post.
“It makes it a little more personal … feeling less like a handout,” said Lt. Isabella “Belle” Green.
The pantry, which had been open every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is now open the second and fourth Tuesday of every mont...