February may be a short month, but the NEEDS pantry served almost as many clients as in January. Meanwhile, requests for emergency financial assistance were even higher this month. Here are the latest numbers:
During the month of February, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 137 families – for a total of 462 people!
NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to 19 families, distributing $7997.00 to cover rent and utilities.
This week marked the beginning of Lent – a season when many pursue spiritual disciplines such as fasting and giving to others. If you would like to support NEEDS during this season, please check out the donation calendar above!
Donations can be dropped off at Kenwood Baptist Church during our open hours (Tuesday and Thursday 9:00-1:00). Thank you!
After a year of meeting greater needs in our community than ever before, our volunteers hit the ground running in 2023!
Gift cards from the Student Assistance Drive were recently distributed to several local schools to provide warm winter clothing and supplies for needy students. January was also a very busy month for the pantry. Here are the latest numbers:
During the month of January, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 145 families – for a total of 512 people!
NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to 16 families, distributing $6950.00 to cover rent and utilities.
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!