St. Martin’s Food Pantry continues to receive donations from individuals, churches and businesses during the Pandemic. We thank you for your continued support to provide for those in need of food. We continue to welcome back pre-Covid volunteers in addition to adding new volunteers. Students from Rockville High School, Connelly School of the Holy Child, and Crestwood Middle School helped at the Food Pantry on Sunday.
During the past week, we provided support to St John Neumann, St. Jude and Living Faith Lutheran food pantries. Donations were received from: St. Martin’s, St. Francis of Assisi, Our Lady of Mercy, St. Bartholomew, Leisure Neighbors, Gaithersburg Costco, Germantown Lancaster Dutch Market (delivered by team from Mother Seton parish), Great Harvest (Rockville), Rockville Trader Joe’s (delivered by Celestial Manna), Spring Mill Bread Co. (Rockville), Giant Food (Travilah), Bagel Town (Travilah), Panera (Germantown and Kentlands), Harris Teeter (Rockville), Whole Foods Market (delivered by Loving Care), Crumbl Cookies (Rockville), and Damascus Help. On May 10th, the Food Pantry served 245 clients. We provided diapers and baby formula/food to 159 clients. We also provided food for five families at St. Martin’s Gabriel Network. The Pantry served clients from Aspen Hill, Boyds, Dickerson, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Montgomery Village, Potomac, Rockville and Silver Spring.
At this time, the Pantry is in need of the following items: Similac Blue Formula, baby diapers sizes 2, 4, 5 and 6, baby wipes; women’s adult diapers; boxed pasta; pasta sauce; canned soup and canned vegetables.
Tom Hill – Interim Coordinator
*Delivery times for donations are Sunday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. and Thursday/Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.