We have good news! The Ritenour Co-Care Food Pantry has received enough funding and volunteers for our immediate needs and so we will remain open. We will be calling patrons to give them their next food appointments as soon as we can.The food bank is unusual in that it lets patrons make an appointment to "shop" for what they want instead of just handing them a box of dried good. It also offers meat and fresh produce. It started as a janitor’s closet of canned goods in New Horizons Presbyterian Church before moving last October to 9516 rear Lackland Road in Overland. Brown, who previously worked for the church, signed on as executive director.
Thank you to the media who covered this: Channels 5,4, 2, Riverfront times, the Post Dispatch and Community News! We could not have reached so many generous and helpful people without you. Ron Bickerstaff will remain as the Operations Manager and Rev. Marsha Brown will remain with the pantry too.
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