By Vinny Diglio
Madison Community Services Food Pantry Weekly/Monthly Report
This week the pantry had 81 client: 12 Homebound and 2 new clients.
Total weight distributed: 2,470 lbs.
Total weight in : 4,362 lbs.
Total weight donated: 1,442 lbs.
Total weight purchased: 941 lbs.
In the month of November, the total weight distributed was 13,580 lbs. of food to an average of 86 clients per week. That weight equates to 10,446 meals. 66% were adults, 28% were children and 6% were Seniors.
Every week there are individuals, organizations and businesses that contribute to MCS Food Pantry. This week Stop & Shop gave an abundant amount of meat and meat products. The amount was so large that we were unable to store all of it in our freezer. The total amount of the donation was 931 lbs. We would like to thank all of the Stop & Shop staff for their assistance in their weekly donations.
Christ Chapel - 46 lbs. of food
Grace Community - 29 lbs. of food
Clarity Software Solutions, Inc. - 175 lbs. of food
Stop & Shop - 931 lbs. of meat
Cumby's - 26 lbs. of pastries
Starbuck's - 27 lbs. of pastries and food
Robert's - 34 lbs. of breads
Cohen's Bagels - 39 lbs. of bagels
Subway - 14 lbs. of bread
Sandy Stella - 19 lbs. of personal care items
Ron Hicks - 22 lbs. of food
Nick Afragola - 25 lbs. of food
Joe Burbela - 26 lbs. of food
Ann & Bill Clemmons - 29 lbs. of food
N2N - personal care items
Thank you to the residents, organizations and businesses for their generosity.
Madison Community Services, Inc. is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) compliant organization, independent of the Town of Madison, CT. Since its formation in 1930, this charitable association has provided various services and assistance without charge to residents of Madison. Our annual fund raising campaign provides the principle funding along with contributions from local organizations, bequests, commemorative gifts and grants.