Common Heartbeat

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 […]
June 27, 2022

Speaking kindness

We heard a VERY special story from one of the volunteers at our Union UMC food pantry last week. In his own words: “A car pulled up with a young man in the back seat that was 5 1/2 years old. He talked with me about the stages of the […]