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Food Pantry

Do you need food? The Buck Mountain Episcopal Church Food Pantry will be open twice monthly: Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, 4:00-6:00 p.m., and every 4th Tuesday of the month, 2:00-4:00 p.m. We give out a three-day emergency supply of nutritious food to anyone who needs it. The amount of food given varies with the size and composition of the family. The Food Pantry takes place in our Parish Hall.

Do you want to help? You can support the Buck Mountain Food Pantry by:

  • Giving Funds. Send a check to the church at P.O. Box 183, Earlysville, Virginia, 22936 with "Food Pantry" in the memo line. Cash gifts are the best investment, as we can purchase food in bulk from the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank for as little as 15 cents a pound!
  • Giving food and other items.

Perishables:  Please call the church office to arrange a donation of fresh food. Needed items include milk, eggs, cheese, vegetables, fruits, meats, and bread. Please, no high-sugar items such as pastries or cookies.

Non-perishables:  You can drop off non-perishable food at the church office Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., or on Sundays at either worship service. Most-needed items include:

  • Canned meat and fish
  • Peanut butter
  • Pasta and sauce
  • Canned vegetables and fruit
  • Cereal
  • Cooking oil

Other items:  We distribute non-food necessities, including toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, soap, toothpaste, and so on. We greatly appreciate donations of these items. They may be dropped off at the church at the hours indicated above.

Volunteer.  Please contact Beth Riordan, bethriordan@aol.com, or the church office, 434-973-2054, for more information.

In case you missed the TV newsclip of Buck Mountain's Food Pantry, here is the link:

http://www.newsplex.com/video?clipID=6705274&autoStart=true&contentID=138650769

Buck Mountain On NBC29!

See some of your church friends working hard at the Food Pantry in this nice story from NBC29. It aired last night (February 8) after our first evening Food Pantry. Thanks to Rebecca Trexler for getting us this important television coverage!

Earlysville Food Pantry Growing with Grant Money

http://www.nbc29.com/story/16796199/2012/02/09/earlysville-food-pantry-growing-with-grant-money