What an Amazing week at Amazing Grace Food Pantry! Lots of volunteers to give lots of food!
Saturday volunteers served 73 families. A total of 676 people received 14,000 pounds of nutritious food! Families really enjoyed the watermelon, cheese and other dairy products available along with canned goods and meats for the week.
We’re excited to see so many young people thinking of others’ needs.
Special thanks to these groups to volunteered this weekend:
Brooklyn celebrated her 9th birthday with friends by volunteering at AGFP. They donated food, stocked shelves and prepared the pantry for the next client day.
Aly celebrated her 11th birthday with friends by volunteering at AGFP and collecting $100 to donate towards food. They were busy stocking shelves and organizing.
Five year old Brooklyn and her family have started collecting spare change to make a difference in someone’s life that is in need at Christmas. Brooklyn asked her mom “What if they need food now and can’t wait till Christmas?” Mom took her grocery shopping and Brooklyn helped to stock shelves with the food she donated.
Thank you so much, kids!
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New Client Distribution Hours – Effective May 31, 2018
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Jessi and her girls take time out of their busy summer to volunteer every Tuesday to serve clients. They fill boxes full with meats, ice cream, coffee, pet food and any hygiene products needed. The girls have fun decorating the client boxes with designs and smiley faces to bring cheer to struggling families each week.
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More ways YOU can help in the Fight Against Hunger in North Texas
- Visit our Volunteer Page to find out how you can get involved directly to make a difference.
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The volunteers at Amazing Grace Food Pantry and the growing number of clients thank you for your help in fighting hunger in Collin County and North Texas. If you have any questions, comments or would like to know more, feel free to use our Contact Page or call us at (972) 292-7241.