Food pantries

July 19, 2022

Volunteers create special dietary needs section

In the spring, we started seeing more and more people donating food back to us. Strange, right? Well, some of our neighbors who frequent our pantries are challenged by health issues that require special foods. Thanks to friends like you, boxes of food are now being delivered specifically based on these special […]
July 13, 2022

WAITING LIST ALERT!!!

For the first time in a very long time, we have a waiting list of food insecure neighbors with barriers to attending our pantries. There are several opportunities for volunteers to be a lifeline for families monthly in the Monroe & Marshville areas! (Bilingual Spanish speakers also needed for some […]
July 6, 2022

A Getting Ahead Story: Discovering food pantries

Shortly after starting her Getting Ahead journey, Sarah Schfield discovered a valuable resource to help provide her children with nutritious meals: Common Heart’s food pantries!! A single Mom of two, Sarah – who’s a Russian native – said she had never even heard of a food pantry and didn’t know […]
June 30, 2022

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation!

A letter from Executive Director Keith Adams. “Thank God for your pantries. My food stamps were cut from $350 last year to just $16 now. You are a real lifeline for my family.” – “Dot,” a wife and mother of 3 young children I’ve been looking forward to a brief summer […]