Month: June 2023

Eat at City Barbeque to Support NEEDS!

City Barbeque is donating back to NEEDS – you can help by eating!

When: Thursday, June 22
Where: City Barbeque, 10375 Kenwood Rd
How: City Barbeque will donate 20% of dine-in, takeout, drive-through, and pickup order proceeds to NEEDS. When placing your order, please let City Barbeque know that you are supporting NEEDS (for online orders, use code FundA).
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Current Pantry Needs

The NEEDS pantry served over 600 people in May! As we work to meet the needs of our community, the pantry shelves are quickly depleted. You can help by donating some of our most-needed items.

Please check out our top needs below, but know that anything you choose to donate will be put to good use!

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

Top Five Needs:
Laundry detergent
Sanitary pads

Other Needed Items:
Canned black beans
Canned beef ravioli
Boxed cereal

May Impact

Last month, the NEEDS pantry served over 100 more people than in April – including 19 families seeking help from NEEDS for the first time. As we move into the summer, it’s clear that need in our community doesn’t take a vacation!

Here are the latest totals:

During the month of May, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 172 families – for a total of 608 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to 9 families, distributing $3914.00 to cover rent and utilities.