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Help stamp out hunger

...across the country collect non-perishable food donations from our neighbors. These donations go directly to local food pantries to provide food to people on the Kenai Peninsula who need help. Last year, the Letter Carriers collected over 74...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-08/help-stamp-out-hunger
Letters
Less money for food

...With no additional money to aid those in need of fully balanced meals, Kreher and Swarner say that area emergency food pantries and meal programs are going to have to make up the difference. Swarner asked the scores of partner agencies around...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-30/less-money-for-food
News
Hunger statistics something to think about

...on the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank and our other local food pantries to attempt to bridge the gap. The U.S. Department...need there should also be volunteers and donors. Local food pantries do the best they can, but they often need help with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-07-01/hunger-statistics-something-to-th
Opinion
Cuts to food stamps could leave thousands hungry

...It also would cause problems for the churches with food pantries, Swarner said. "They'd see an influx of people...Methodist Church and the Salvation Army in Kenai operate food pantries, too. Bread for the World, a 501 (c)(4) non-profit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-06-29/cuts-to-food-stamps-could-leave-thou
News
Community Resource Mapping Project under way

...faith-based institutions. The on-going project will seek to map underutilized resources such as clothing sources, food pantries, crisis housing sites, mental health and substance abuse counseling, tutoring, mentoring, after-school programs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2011-11-07/community-resource-mapp
Schools
Kudos: Curves help appreciated in food drive

...give selflessly to assist in promoting our common cause. For interested neighbors, please consider checking your food pantries for staples such as dry and canned goods you might donate to our warehouse between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051211/bus_828150031.shtml
Business
Study examines availability of seafood to area residents

...But it seems to be true. From interviews conducted around the region last month, Harrison said need is up at area food pantries and a number of barriers prevent people from benefiting from local foods."It makes no difference if a fish is here...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-28/study-examines-availability-of-seafo
News
Soldotna church opens food pantry

...as a permanent area is not yet ready for use; food items line shelves and fill the church freezer. Unlike other food pantries, the Soldotna church is allowing clients to collect perishable items, like milk and eggs, each week, rather than...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-10-17/soldotna-church-opens-food-pantry
News
Concert well-noted by food bank

...Tyonek. Sixty-one member agencies, churches and nonprofit organizations acquire food from our warehouse for their food pantries or food programs. So far in 2008, each month an average of over 1,800 meals are served in the Soup Kitchen, which...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090208/let_264730021.shtml
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