Kara Lopp

April 5, 2021

New pantry opens in Monroe!

EXCITING NEWS!!! We’re adding another traditional food pantry! Starting today (Monday, April 5), every Monday from 7-8 p.m. our friends at Benton Heights Presbyterian Church (2701 Concord Hwy.) in Monroe will be hosting a drive-thru food pantry! That means we’ll have two pantries operating at the same time on Mondays […]
March 24, 2021

Delivering groceries & hope!

When Common Heart volunteer Brian Cross started delivering groceries last year to “Brenda,” each month as part of our Cupboard Allies program he wasn’t sure what to expect. But it didn’t take long before they were sharing laughs and photos of their kids. This unique program is creating supportive friendships […]
March 24, 2021

Hunger Walk raises $45K!

The results are in! Common Heart’s 4th annual Hunger Walk fundraiser drew about 200 participants and raised $45,333. That’s enough to provide a week’s worth of groceries to 1,813 struggling local families! To put that in perspective, Common Heart food pantries are currently serving an average of 1,400 families each […]
February 10, 2021

Boy Scouts collect 5,741 pounds of food for hungry neighbors

Common Heart’s food pantries received 5,741 pounds of nonperishable foodthanks to four local Boy Scout troops who chose the nonprofit as the recipient for their annualScouting for Food collection. That’s enough to provide a week’s worth of food to 155 local struggling families! The national food & fund drive is […]