The CUMC Food Pantry uses over 1,000 paper grocery bags a month. We always need bags for our guests to carry their food. Would you be willing to hold a paper bag drive at your work, school or in your neighborhood? Here is a "kit" with instructions to help you be successful!
The CUMC Food Pantry is a food distribution ministry which provides food to residents of Hamilton County, serving an average of 300 families each month.
Qualifications: Any person in need will be helped. The only qualification is that you must be a resident of Hamilton County. Please bring a picture ID and proof of residency. No financial questions are asked. Guests are asked to limit their visits to once a month.
Hours: Monday: 1-5 pm
Tuesday: 1-7 pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 9 am - 1 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 2 pm
Donations: Our Food Pantry is supported by donations of food and monetary gifts. Donations may be delivered any time and left at the church in the donation center.
What you can do to help: First we ask for prayers for those in need. Second, we ask for you to support this ministry by making a monetary donation, making a food donation or volunteering your time. Our Food Pantry needs approximately $3000 per month to keep the shelves stocked.
Items the Pantry Always Needs: cereal, juice, paper products, personal products, peanut butter and crackers. Click here for a complete list of most-needed items.
Each month we will focus on a special food item always in demand at our pantry. Please add an extra 3-4 of these to your donation each month:
| ||July||Crackers |
|February ||Canned Chili||August ||Cereal|
|March||Crackers||September ||Canned Soups |
|April||Canned Tuna/Chicken ||October ||Canned Tomatoes & Canned Beans |
|May||Cereal||November||Canned Beef Stew|