First Posted: 6/11/2014
The board of directors of the Back Mountain Food Pantry recently held its annual meeting to review donations, operations and client needs. The food pantry serves more than 250 households in the Back Mountain. The pantry also provides Thanksgiving and Easter dinner baskets for registered families. The pantry will also conduct the ‘No Hungry Tummies’ program this summer to provide food to more than 100 children who are not in school to receive their breakfast and lunch meals. Monetary donations may be sent to the Back Mountain Food Pantry, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville, PA 18708. Donations of non-perishable food may be delivered to the food pantry or the following off-site locations: Hilbert’s Tractor Store, Route 415, Dallas; Cook’s Pharmacy, Route 309, Shavertown; and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, off of Route 118, Dallas. Board members, from left, first row, are the Rev. Charles Grube, the Rev. Dick Williams, Tom Evans, Lena Baur and James Barto. Second row: the Rev. Roger Griffith, board president; Carolyn Straka; Bob McGuire; Ginger McCabe; Harry O’Neill; and Sandy Peoples.