A Day in the Life... of the Kaye Prox Food Bank

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A Day in the Life... of the Kaye Prox Food Bank

  1. 1. A Day in the Life... of the Kaye Prox Food Bank March 25, 2011
  2. 2. 11:00 John arrives and unlocks the food pantry.
  3. 3. 11:15 The grocery carts and supplies for the homeless need to be unpacked.
  4. 4. 11:20 John sets up tables for the homeless.
  5. 5. 11:25 The shelves are pretty bare!
  6. 6. 11:30 John checks the storage area to see what we already have.
  7. 7. 11:45 Marilyn arrives and checks the mail for letters for the homeless.
  8. 8. 12:00 A generous supporter has dropped off donated food!
  9. 9. 12:15 The Feeding America truck arrives. We get a delivery once a week. Feeding America provides food for a handling charge of $ 0.18 per pound.
  10. 10. 12:15 Today three pallets of food are being delivered.
  11. 11. 12:20 Here it comes!
  12. 12. 12:25 It takes about an hour to unload and unpack the delivery.
  13. 13. 12:30 Stocking the shelves.
  14. 14. 1:20 Done! The shelves are now full.
  15. 15. 1:45 Today volunteers from USF are organizing the food pantry and helping families.
  16. 16. 2:25 Volunteers set up a hot meal for the homeless.
  17. 17. 2:35 The food bank provides clothing as well as food.
  18. 18. 2:40 We are ready to welcome our families.
  19. 19. 2:50 The first family arrives at the registration table.
  20. 20. 3:00 Full house!
  21. 21. 3:05 Volunteers assist our families in selecting items from the food pantry.
  22. 22. 4:20 The last family has gone through the food pantry. <ul><li>Today we served 17 families with 42 family members and 24 homeless individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>This week we provided emergency food and support for 68 families with 141 family members and 79 homeless individuals. </li></ul>24 17 42
  23. 23. 4:25 Now it’s time to put away carts and supplies and get the room ready for Sunday.
  24. 24. 4:45 Marilyn locks up after a long—but great—day!
  25. 25. For additional information about the Kaye Prox Food Bank... <ul><li>Send us an email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Visit our website: www.KayeProxFoodBank.org </li></ul><ul><li>Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kaye-Prox-Food-Bank/192122687470009?ref=ts </li></ul>

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