Presentation on theme: "Troop 548 requests help from St. Michael parishioners. Bags will be handed out and placed on cars to request canned goods. Please return with hearty soups,"— Presentation transcript:
Troop 548 requests help from St. Michael parishioners. Bags will be handed out and placed on cars to request canned goods. Please return with hearty soups, stews, veggies, etc. Financial donations will also be accepted.
St. Michael’s Food Pantry Mission:Provide food to needy families on a once a month basis. We serve all families in zip codes 75041, 75043, 75088, 75089, and 75150. Funding:All funding comes from donations from St. Michael’s parish or local businesses/ organizations. Staffing:All staff members are volunteers. There are currently 22 volunteers. Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday – Friday.
St. Michael’s Food Pantry Two year’s of history 20082009 Families served per month173 225 Children served per month512 706 Adults served per month 354422 Total per month:8661,128
St. Michael’s Food Pantry Pounds of free food donated by the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) Food available at NTFB on a weekly basis for order 20082009 300 100 pasta, rice, canned lunches, peanut butter, green beans, corn, black eyed peas, green peas, spinach, mixed vegetables Frozen Blueberries
St. Michael’s Food Pantry Cost of food per pound bought from the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) Percent of orders filled on weekly basis from NTFB Average monthly bill for food bought from the NTFB Average monthly donations to St. Michael Food Pantry Percent of food from NTFB 2008 2009 $0.14 $0.18 80%65% $850 $1,350 $700 $450 80%90%
St. Michael’s Food Pantry Pounds of food collected by Scouts Month the “Scout Food” collected was depleted 2008 2009 4,600 16,000 May May
Main reason food pantry was able to stay open: Boy Scouts Troop 548
Please be generous. 100% of all donations, food or monetary, will feed the hungry in our community. Thank you.