Food Banks Receive Over $100,000 from Hunger Relief Dinner/Auction

By MARIA SCANDALE | Jun 12, 2019
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Manahawkin — The icing on the cake after the recent successful fundraising dinner/auction was a check presentation totaling $100,500 to nine area food pantries by the Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean. (Above) Presenting proceeds from “A Night at the Derby” is Ian Smith, dinner chairperson. With him are foundation members and representatives for area food pantries that received $12,500 each: Barnegat Food Pantry, Ken’s Kitchen at St. Mary’s Parish, Lacey Food Pantry, Ocean Community Church Food Ministry, St. Francis Center Food Pantry, St. Theresa’s Food Pantry and Greater Tuckerton Area Food Pantry. A support donation of $500 was given to a new, teacher-run organization, Southern Regional High School Food Pantry. Not pictured is a representative of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Food Pantry.




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