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Mobile Food Pantry distribution Saturday

November 14, 2012

The Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9-11:30 a.m.

Clients from 352 households, representing 1,218 people, were served at the mobile pantry last month.

Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry takes place on the third Saturday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

The mobile pantry provides fresh produce and meat that is often not available weekly at the community food pantries in Hood County.

Local organizations working together to coordinate the mobile pantry distribution include:

Loaves and Fishes at Lakeside Baptist Church.

Granbury United Methodist Church.

Christian Service Center at the Church of Christ.

Mission Granbury.

Joseph’s Locker.

StoneWater Church.

Generations Church.

If you can help area food pantries with monetary donations, food, or other services, contact any sites listed here.

BLUFF DALE AREA FOOD PANTRY

Sponsor: Bluff Dale United Methodist Church. Hours: Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m., More information: 254-728-3286.

Octobers statistics: Served 35 households.

BRAZOS RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH

2201 Mitchell Bend Highway. Sponsor: Granbury First United Methodist Church, H-E-B and others. Hours: Tuesdays, 1-6 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-5573.

October statistics: 157 families served with 625 people.

CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTER

1903 W. Pearl St. Sponsor: Granbury Church of Christ. Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 – 3 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-0316 or 817-573-2613.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LIPAN

214 N. Kickapoo, Lipan. Sponsor: First Baptist Church of Lipan. More information: 254-646-2484.

GRANBURY FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FOOD MINISTRY

301 Loop 567. Sponsor: Granbury First United Methodist Church. Hours: Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-5573.

October statistics: 62 families served with 253 people.

Joseph’s Locker Outreach

1003 Paluxy Road. Sponsor: Joseph’s Locker Outreach Ministry. Hours: 9 a.m. to noon, Monday – Thursday. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-579-1446.

October statistics: 208 families received assistance, 702 individuals.

Loaves & Fishes Ministry

3410 Glen Rose Highway, at Contrary Creek. Sponsor: Lakeside Baptist Church. Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-2094.

Mission Granbury

1310 Weatherford Highway #120. Sponsor: Mission Granbury. Food pantry for families with children: Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. General food pantry hours: Tuesday from noon-4 p.m.; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9 a.m. -4 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-579-6866.

October statistics:

Emergency Assistance Network (EAN): 2061 members, 567 households.

Non-Residential Victim Services: 96 victims.

Food Pantry: 208 households, 806 members.

Vouchers: $735.25.

Ada Carey Center: 30 (12 adults and 18 children).

CASA: 136 children, 13 unassigned; 35 volunteers.

Volunteers: 35 active, 676.5 hours, for $15,728.63 value in service.

Counseling: 28 adults and 56 children.

Hotline: 141 calls.

Legal: 17.

People Helping People

306 Kings Plaza. Sponsor: People Helping People. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-573-7801.

October statistics: Assisted 801 families (3,716 individuals). The all-volunteer organization contributed 2,389 hours to make this effort possible.

Ruth’s Place/Oak Trail Shores

2723 Maplewood. Sponsor: Granbury First United Methodist Church. Hours: Tuesdays, 3-5:30 p.m. More information: Email [email protected] or call 817-579-1521.

October statistics: 149 families with 556 people weekly.

ST. FRANCES CABRINI

EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY

2301 Acton Highway. Sponsor: Cooperative effort with St. Frances and Mission Granbury. Hours: Fridays, noon to 4 p.m. More information: 817-362-2131.

October statistics: 26 families were served.

Tolar Food Pantry

8812 Highway 377 West, Tolar (at Tolar United Methodist Church). Sponsor: Cooperative effort in the community and with local churches. Hours: Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m. More information: 254-835-4005.

Local pantry directors are encouraged to submit monthly statistics by the 5th of each month. Send to [email protected]

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