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NEWS
July 18, 2001
Northeast Social Action Program is seeking volunteers and donations for its food pantry. Workers are needed to help NESAP with renovations in its store at 1046 S. Carroll St., Hampstead. Skilled and unskilled labor is needed for sidewalk and step repair, exterior building repairs and storm window installation. NESAP needs help preparing projects for Westminster Fallfest. Donations of materials for children's crafts also are needed. The pantry needs applesauce, tea, juice, beef stew, pears, salmon, spaghetti sauce, flour and egg noodles.
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NEWS
By Lourdes Sullivan and Lourdes Sullivan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 14, 2000
IT'S TIME for some summer cleaning. Gather up soup cans, pancake mix and other nonperishable items. Jacky Waller, who runs Bread of Life, a Savage food pantry, reports supplies are running very low. Bread of Life receives most donations through school and church-sponsored food drives. "Summertime is a low time for donations," Waller said. "People are away. Nothing gets organized in the summer." Summer demand usually is lower, and there is enough to go around. But not this year. "We have more families than last year.
NEWS
By Russ Parsons and Russ Parsons,Los Angeles Times | September 26, 1999
There's nothing quite as much fun as heading to the farmers' market on a weekend morning, roaming the stalls, sparking a few ideas for dinner and then heading home to cook.But most of the time, we're cooking dinner between doing a half dozen other things. The mark of a real cook is being able to fix a good meal in the midst of real life.Let's face it: Given perfect ingredients, any fool can turn out a decent dish. It's when there's no time to find the perfect ripe tomatoes or the piece of fish that smells just like the sea that good cooking becomes a challenge.
BUSINESS
By Karol V. Menzie and Randy Johnson | February 16, 1997
IT MAY BE the smallest specifically designated space in the house, but -- just as it was 150 years ago -- it's one of the most helpful, convenient and comforting.The space is the pantry -- the very name conjures images of plenty -- and it's back, both in newly constructed houses and in kitchen renovations. After decades on the out list, when refrigerators and built-in cabinetry filled the old food-keeping role of the pantry and butlers who polished the silver vanished, pantries have again come into favor in the past few years.
NEWS
By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,Staff Writer | November 16, 1992
When the Rev. Clarence Newsome urged members of St. John Baptist Church to take their Christianity outside the walls of the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, they listened.In September, the church opened a food pantry in Abbott House, a Columbia apartment complex for low- and moderate-income tenants.The pantry will distribute food on the third Friday of every month and organizers expect to serve between 15 and 25 households in the 100-unit complex in the Village of Harper's Choice.On Friday, County Executive Charles I. Ecker and County Council members will attend a dedication ceremony at Abbott House celebrating the new pantry.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 11, 2004
The city Planning Commission endorsed yesterday Our Daily Bread food pantry's move to a new location on Fallsway, near the state penitentiary complex. Angelo Boer, a representative of Catholic Charities - which operates the pantry for the homeless across from the central Enoch Pratt Free Library - said a January groundbreaking is scheduled. The new building - to be located at 358 E. Monument St. - would have a 60-bed transitional residency as well as a feeding operation that would serve about 900 meals daily, Boer said.
FEATURES
By McClatchy News Service | April 7, 1993
Mother Hubbard wasn't a whiz at stocking her cupboard. Lots of us aren't either.It might seem cheeky for one breadwinner/cook to tell another breadwinner/cook what he or she should hoard in the pantry, meaning cupboard and refrigerator, for last-minute dinners. A pantry, after all, is purely personal.One woman's chicken salad may not be a man's idea of the evening meal. To say nothing of offspring whose palates have been stunted by weird green teen-age turtles.But you have to start somewhere.
NEWS
By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,Sun Staff Writer | November 7, 1994
The Rev. Dennis Hancock's blue eyes look weary, worried. For the first time in two years, he has to tell families inquiring about Thanksgiving baskets that "we'll take your name. If we get turkeys in, we'll see that you get one."The Brooklyn Church of the Nazarene's pantry is down to a few cans of green beans, corn and sauerkraut. There is no meat.Unless food and money starts trickling in soon, Mr. Hancock fears he may have to scale his pantry operation back from five days to one. He does not rule out closing the pantry.
NEWS
By Angela Winter Ney and Angela Winter Ney,Staff writer | September 9, 1993
A church-run pantry in the Severna Park area has nearly run out of food to help the needy.Food donations to the Severna Park Assistance Network, or SPAN, a pantry run by 11 churches, have steadily dwindled during the last three months, said Director Barbara Birkenheuer.Now the charity is turning people away."The pantry is almost bare. We're desperately in need of food," Ms. Birkenheuer said.SPAN has had to refuse help to more than 75 people during the late summer, the director said."Unfortunately, the need for food doesn't decrease during the warmer months, but people think it does and don't contribute to SPAN," she explained.
NEWS
November 4, 1996
WHEN CARROLL COUNTY Food Sunday recently found its cupboard nearly bare, caring people responded to that need with money, other donations and food collection drives. The community response to this 14-year-old food pantry was impressive enough to leverage a $2,000 grant from the Maryland Food Committee and the promise of $1,000 more by year's end.That was the good news for the non-profit volunteer agency, and for some 350 working poor families who depend on its weekly distributions of nutritious groceries to make ends meet.
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