food bank

Hunt County
4:35 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Commerce food pantry seeks more space

Commerce Food Pantry Inc. could get an additional refrigerator if it had the space to put one.
Malcolm Hornsby

The local food bank that serves Commerce needs more room. Commerce Food Pantry Inc. board president Dennis White told the city council at a Jan. 21 meeting that the agency has outgrown its current space, according to a report in The Commerce Journal.

White told the council that Commerce Food Pantry serves 45-50 families weekly, or about 200 people monthly. The food bank is open Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church on Monroe Street.

Read more