Daily Archives: August 15, 2017

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Yam Jam 2017

Today at The Fuquay Varina Emergency Food Pantry we had “A Yam Jam” 11,500 pounds of sweet potatoes distributed. A huge thank you to all the volunteers, the farmer, the delivery man and The Food […]

Funding is Always Needed

Besides donations of food, please keep in mind that we are spending more funds than usual to make up for the decrease in government supplies and increase in clients. Therefore, monetary donations are always greatly […]

Fresh Produce

Thanks to the generosity of our local grocers, church gardens, farmers and gardeners, we are able to provide fresh produce for our clients on a regular basis. One client remarked “Thank you, thank you. As […]

A Special Birthday Present

Another birthday contributor this year was Liles Ellington, who collected food donations instead of presents for his 4th birthday. Liles has a big heart and he loves to share.

A Special Birthday Present

Some children decided that instead of receiving presents for themselves, they would collect presents (namely, food) for others. Paisley Weathersbee had her guests bring food to her 2nd birthday party, and then she repeated her […]

Davis Drive Elementary Annual Food Drive

A special thank you also goes to Davis Drive Elementary School for their successful food drive. The school collected almost 5,000 pounds of food for our pantry again this year. The citizens of Fuquay-Varina, Holly […]

Piney Grove Baptist Youth Group

Church groups are a wonderful source for bringing in dry goods for our clients while experiencing the good feelings that come with helping others. Pictured below some members of Piney Grove Baptist’s Youth Group delivering […]

Neighborhood Food Drives

Caleigh Rogalski organized a food drive in her Saddle Run neighborhood in Fuquay-Varina while her friend Samantha organized a similar drive in her Holly Springs neighborhood. These enterprising young ladies (age 12) made and distributed […]

Local Children Organize Drives

Cole and Cameron Burke held a food drive and a book drive in their neighborhood. They are shown here with their haul of donated food and books when they delivered them to the pantry.