Mayors’ Food Pantry Challenge Update

The food and monetary donations continue to roll in for the PCM Food Pantry.

As of September 22, 2014, 335 pounds of food and $275 have been donated.  The money donated so far equates to 1,964 pounds for a total of 2,299 pounds on the path of the targeted goal of 3,662 pounds.

The Food Pantry Challenge continues through September.  Any and all donations are welcome.  Non-perishable food items that the food pantry currently needs include:  Hamburger and Tuna Helper, kids’ canned food (Spaghetti-Os, Ravioli, Beef-a-Roni, etc.), hearty soups, canned chicken, Spam, instant potatoes or other boxed potato dishes, jelly, pancake mix and pancake syrup.  If you would prefer to make a monetary contribution instead of food items, checks can be made out to PCM Food Pantry.

-Donation box locations in Prairie City are at the Prairie City City Hall and Roberts Brothers.

-Donation box location in Reasnor is at Marilyn Walker’s house, 320 3rd Street.

Her phone number is 641-793-2264.

-Donation box locations in Monroe are at Monroe City Hall, Leighton State Bank and Salon Essence.

Every contribution of non-perishable food or money will be used locally.  No contribution is too small.  This challenge represents a great opportunity for citizens and businesses in these communities to make a positive difference that can greatly benefit neighbors, friends and family members who could use a helping hand during their time of need.

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