Plant a Row for the Hungry - God's Pantry Food Bank - Lexington, KentuckyDocument Transcript
GARDENERS Plant a Row for the Hungry DO YOU HAVE A GREEN THUMB? HELP THE NEEDY IN OUR COMMUNITY BY DOING SOMETHING YOU ENJOY! GardensA recent study estimates that a 10’X 20’ garden can grow $600 ofvegetables each year. Most ofthose are used for private con-sumption. However, many garden-ers set aside areas to grow foodwhich is donated to hunger relief Feeding the Hungry • Large crop? We canagencies. provide volunteer God’s Pantry provides food assistance to groups to help harvest.God’s Pantry needs fresh produce for over 1,400 families in Fayette County • Corn, cucumbers, our Emergency Food Box Program every month. Each family receives a 7+ squash, beans, day supply of nutritious non-perishable potatoes, carrots, food. We wish to expand that program by apples, all produce is G OD S P ANTRY FOOD B ANK 1 6 8 5 J AGGIE FOX W AY adding fresh produce to our food boxes. needed. LEXINGTON, KY 40511 Loaded with vitamins and nutrients, fresh (859)288-5330 vegetables are essential in the fight WWW.GODSPANTRY.ORG against hunger and malnutrition. G ARDENERS DONATED OVER 2 8 , 0 0 0 POUNDS OF FRESH You can help! PRODUCE IN 2 0 0 8 !T HAT IS AN ESTIMATED $ 41 , 0 0 0 Plant a row or an acre. Weed it, WORTH OF FOOD. feed it, pray for rain and donate it!