New Food Pantry Opens in Kennewick to Help Feed Families in Need
The Tri-Cities has a new food pantry to help people in need. The Family Resource Center of the Tri-Cities is a non-profit organization working to connect families and individuals with special needs to necessary resources and to the community.
When Covid-19 began, the organization started delivering food to families needing help. Today, there is a full food pantry stocked with an abundance of canned goods, frozen and refrigerated items.
On the second and fourth Thursdays of the month from 5 pm to 6:30 pm, families are encouraged to stop by the food pantry and pick out which items they would like. During the pandemic, families filled out a form on the website. It was mandatory to mask up and people were to remain in their vehicles.
The food pantry is open and available to anyone who is in need, at 5009 Clearwater Avenue, Suite F, in Kennewick.
Along with the food pantry operation, the Family Resource Center is seeking donations of school supplies as kids are headed back to classrooms this Fall. School supplies can be dropped off at 3 Chicks Gift Shop and Boutique from 11 am till 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Donations will be accepted through August 27th.
Items needed include backpacks, pencils, pens, highlighters, crayons, notebooks, folders, binders, etc.
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