By Mark C. Robinson
Wrangell Sentinel 

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...

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