Well, we had a new refrigerator and freezer at the Parish Hall. However, they turned out to be noisier that we expected and disrupted other groups that use the building. So, we moved the new refrigerator and freezer to an off site location generously donated by a supporter of the food bank. Now we have […]
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Our old refrigerators and freezers were not big enough to hold the food we give away every week. So we purchased new ones! They were delivered and installed Monday and are up and running. We hope to store more food more easily. We are excited to start using them!!
We hope you all survived the non-hurricane and then the heavy rains that followed. The parish hall is dry and ready for the pantry to open its doors this Saturday (9/1) as usual. We look forward to seeing you!
Aloha one and all! This Saturday, 8/25/2018, the Food Pantry will be closed. After much thought, it was agreed that our primary concern is the safety of our volunteers and shoppers. We want everyone to stay safe in the expected storm/hurricane. Please prepare and make good choices. We will be back next Saturday 9/1/2018. See […]
We offer food to people of all ages in our community. This past Saturday we were excited to meet and welcome the two youngest shoppers at the Food Pantry. Here, Cathy Butler holds Zoe and Chloe, twins just 10 days old, while their mother shopped. It warmed our hearts to be part of their lives. […]
This week at the Food Pantry was exceptional. First, we have new tee shirts for our volunteers who are proudly displaying the Kauai North Shore Food Pantry logo. Second, although we are sad about the passing of Ric Cox, a remarkable man who founded Aloha Angels and raised over two million dollars in 2 years […]
We are happy to report the Kauai North Shore Food Pantry received it’s official nonprofit status notification. The Food Pantry was conceived over 2 years ago and has been operating as a nonprofit being part of the Christ Memorial Episcopal Church’s community projects. The goal has always been to become an independent nonprofit organization. This […]
Do you have a hungry cat or dog? Because we recognize that our furry friends are hungry too, the Kauai North Shore Food Pantry now offers bags of dog and cat food twice a month. It is available the second and fourth Saturdays. This past Saturday we had a record amount of fresh produce […]
Kauai North Shore Food Pantry is starting 2017 with added services. We have increased the Drugstore days to the first and third Saturday of every month. On these days we offer personal care items such as toothpaste, toilet paper, diapers, and shampoo and on occasion have things like socks. As always, the items available depend […]
The Food Pantry was open New Year’s Eve Day. Everyone was in good spirits and there was ample food. Last month (December), the North Shore Food Pantry gave away 8,201 pounds of dry, canned and refrigerated food plus 639 pounds of donated produce. The 336 volunteer hours helped get this food to 636 friends and […]