food bank

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a place where food is contributed and made available to those in need

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Chapters encourage the reader, preaching the importance of sustaining both physical and higher needs--that giving out food at the church pantry is just as crucial as nourishing people's spiritual hunger.
In my community of Studio City, my neighbor and I pick up bread goods at Manhattan Bagel, Gelson's and Whole Foods and bring these items to a church pantry in our area.
American taxpayers pay billions in medical, educational and welfare costs (ask any church pantry how many illegals come to them each day for help).
The Church of Hope, where 1,500 people receive food donations from the church pantry, is one of four local charities benefiting from the annual fundraiser.
The 4-year-old charity has seen a marked demand at such agencies as the Panorama Baptist Church pantry in Pacoima, which served 300 families in fiscal 2003-04, compared with 400 families in the fiscal year ended June 30.