Among the dozens of programs Nancy Johnston, part-time director of human services in the neighboring town of Foster, Rhode Island, administers is the food pantry. Foster is a small rural town, population less than 5,000.
I visited a few weeks ago to see what Nancy had on hand for the holiday season.
Neighbors in town donate bags of nonperishable food items.
The food pantry will serve more than 70 families -- more than two percent of the town's population -- this week. Not much food for that many families, is it?
Please support your local food pantry, and help feed neighbors in need.
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