Month: January 2023

Current Pantry Needs

Would you like to help a neighbor in need? Donating to the pantry is always a great way to make a difference! Please check out this list of most-needed items.

Donations can be dropped off at Kenwood Baptist Church during our open hours (Tuesday and Thursday 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Collard greens
Sweet potatoes / yams
Tomato sauce (This is our GREATEST need right now!)
Chicken and beef broth
Spaghettios with meatballs
Macaroni and beef

Other Nonperishable Food:
Packaged pasta side dishes (Knorr, Pasta Roni, Lipton)
Hamburger and Tuna Helper (name brand or store brand)
Dessert and snack items

Home and Personal Care:
Shampoo and conditioner
Sanitary pads and tampons
Baby diapers (size 5 and 6)
Laundry detergent
Cat food and litter

December Impact

Happy New Year from NEEDS! It has been an exceptionally busy year for us, and we are excited to continue serving our neighbors in need in 2023. Here are our pantry and financial aid numbers for December, as well as totals for 2022.

During the month of December, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 129 families – for a total of 429 people. This brings our total for the year to 1430 families and 4869 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to 18 families, distributing $9165.48 to cover rent and utilities. Over the course of 2022, NEEDS provided $64,096.48 in emergency aid to 158 families!