Our amazing team of regulars and part-time volunteers are committed to helping others. We take our convictions and turn them into action. Think you would be a good fit? Get in touch for more information!
Established in 1991 by a team from Gateway United Methodist Church led by Mary Louise (ML) Tootle, this ministry has grown from 10-15 families per week to 120 or more families each week. We are bursting at the seams and need more space.
To be the hands and feet of Jesus by providing an emergency food pantry for families with food insecurities in our community.
Yes. We have criteria you have to meet to register. The following information is needed when you first apply:
Proof of residence in 39503 or 39574 zip codes.
Proof of income for all persons in your household over 18 years old. Includes wages, alimony, child support, social security, unemployment—wherever your money comes from.
Proof of guardianship for children in your household—social security card, court appointment, school documents, etc.
Distribution is Wednesdays from 10am-1pm, except the 5th Wednesday of a month. We are closed then. We are available for registration on Mondays and most Fridays from 9am-10am. Recommend calling to make an appointment.
We allow families to come twice a month.
Yes, but only if you designate them, preferably at the time of registration. Only those designated can make the pickup. This is strictly enforced.
Yes, if you are unable or can’t come to us, we will come to you. This is on a case by case basis. If you have a caregiver that comes to your home, he/she can be designated to pick up for you, as well.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
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