It is sad when you have elderly desperate for food

Mission to open new center

WARREN to be able to help the growing number of people in need, the Warren Family Mission is currently working canada goose factory sale on a new food distribution center with plans to open this spring.

Dominic Marrari, public relations for the canada goose outlet uk mission, canada goose outlet reviews said the 4,200 square foot center, located at 1312 W. Market St., is a former post office building, which the mission staff and volunteers have been remodeling to use for food storage and distribution.

Marrari said the building was donated to the mission and donations of $2,600 have also been received to fix the building canada goose outlet canada leaking roof and get a new air conditioning unit because the other one was stolen.

had a vision to canada goose black friday sale turn this into our food distribution warehouse. It is uk canada goose on one floor which will make it easier for people to get canada goose factory outlet food, Marrari said, noting currently food is distributed at the mission off Tod Avenue with food downstairs which was hard for elderly or disabled residents.

The center also is handicapped accessible.

Currently those in need of food get one bag of groceries per month with proper identification, but Marrari said that may change to two bags of cheap canada goose uk groceries per month as more food will be able canada goose outlet store to be stored at the new location.

Marrari said something being discussed is having a choice pantry, where people are allotted a point system based on the number of dependents in a home. He said soup would count as one point and meat five points.

center was an answer to our prayers. We have already seen canada goose outlet uk sale how much our food services have helped the community. This center is canada goose outlet toronto factory located near the men center, he said.

The mission, which hands out food at the Tod Avenue location, often with have long lines of people waiting outside.

have massive distributions some weeks. On a buy canada goose jacket weekly basis, we take in over 10,000 pounds of food from Second Harvest Food Bank. People bring wheelbarrows to get food, canada goose outlet Marrari said.

On Make A Difference Day, Marrari said the mission distributed more than 50,000 pounds of food to more than 500 canada goose outlet families.

The new center is more efficient with larger double entry doors and a canada goose jacket outlet loading dock, he said, adding that because of the size of the building and the potential to store more food, more people could be helped.

Marrari said with the government shutdown and General Motors planned closing, there has been an increase of those seeking assistance.

want to help those who are struggling, even temporarily, he said.

Currently, shelving is being installed at the new site and restrooms canadian goose jacket floors are being tiled. Marrari said Covelli Enterprises donated metal shelving and a cooler is being sought to store milk canada goose outlet canada goose outlet store uk and other items.

Monetary donations, volunteers or gift cards to home improvement stores are being accepted.

In 2018, the mission gave away 700,000 pounds of food and 17,000 bags of groceries.

Chuck Canada Goose Online McCorkle, who helps with food distribution, said the new location will help with the growing number of people in need.

is more than four times bigger than anything we have ever had. Since we moved from Elm Road to Tod Avenue there has been an increase in people needing food, he said.

is such an canada goose urgent need. There was a 94 year old woman who drove here. It is sad when you have elderly desperate for food, Marrari added.

Greg Bones, who oversees the pantry, said the new location loading dock, and not having to use stairs, will be very helpful in the distribution uk canada goose outlet process. He said people from teens to their 90s have come for help.

day, we filled 253 bags, McCorkle said, noting bags include canned goods, cereals, rice, macaroni and cheese, and cake mix.