Addressing Hunger and Food Insecurity in Gaston County

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You can Make a Difference. Learn more about how you can support this weekly food pantry, from volunteering to food donations!

Common Ground Drive-Thru Food Pantry

5481 Hickory Grove Rd., Stanley, NC

Phone:  704.263.2691

Tues., March 28 |  9:30 a.m.  – 12 p.m.

N.C. Cooperative Extension  – Gaston County Center is proud to partner with First United Methodist Church in Stanley (aka Common Ground) to support their work in fighting hunger and food insecurity. The church provides a drive-thru food pantry where local area residents can come for non-perishable food items once every 30 days. This pantry program is funded by the church and run by volunteers – community support and volunteers makes a big difference!

Want to learn more about how you can support Common Ground’s Drive-Thru Food Pantry?  The public is welcome to “assist and see” the pantry in action on March 28, 2023 from 9:30 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. During this time you can assist with food distributions, food tastings, and learn more about the program. You will get to meet church members, Extension Master Food Program volunteers, and Extension staff, while learning how you can make a difference in fighting hunger. From volunteer service, healthy food donations, and education we can all make a difference. For more information: or 704.922.2127 

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Linda Minges, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLinda MingesExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Linda Email Linda N.C. Cooperative Extension, Gaston County Center
Updated on Mar 10, 2023
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