August 2019

 

 

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 Pantry Hours:

  • ~Monday – Wednesday – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • ~Thursday and Friday – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • ~Every Saturday – 9:00 to 12:00 (June, July, August)
If you are in need of food and clothing, please visit our pantry. If you are wanting to donate items, just bring those items during our business hours.  We just ask that you do not leave those donations outside the front door as it creates a hazard for us and violates the town ordinance.

Calhan Summer Fest

Thank you to all of those who came by our stand to enjoy the pulled pork dinner.  Your donations were so appreciated.  

Our Pantry is in need of the following:

  • summer clothing
  • mens’ shirts and pants
  • jeans all sizes
  • sweaters and jackets for adults and children
  • bed linen
  • pots and pans
  • dishes
  • household small appliances
  • small children toys 
  • canned and boxed food items
  • monetary donations 
If you might have those items and would like to donate them, please drop them off during our business hours at the pantry.

A New Way to Donate

If you shop on Amazon,  you can also donate to our Eastern Plains Community Pantry.  Be sure to use  smile.amazon.com  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.  Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com

GREAT NEWS…..

  We now have a van in which we ccan now use to pick up items from the various locations.  Thank you to all who donated to make this become a reality.  Thank you to the volunteers who so willingly provided their own vehicles to gather food and items for so many times.  What a blessing you are!


  Volunteers are the key to the success of the Eastern Plains Community Pantry (EPCP).  You can make that real difference in helping serve the people of our community.  

BECOME A VOLUNTEER 

Our Pantry continues to serve more and more needy families.  This past month we served over 1,216 people.  We have 36 volunteers that donated 778.75 hours during the month of February.  We picked up over 5,000 lbs. of food to help our needy families.   The “Volunteer of the Quarter” is George Hoover.    If you or you know of someone who would love to volunteer in any way, just drop by the pantry to let us know or call us 719-347-3062.  

September: 

is “National Back to School Month”, “National Peach Month”, “National Wellness Month”, and “National Sandwich Month”.


This month’s recipes…

 

 
 
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