A dedication of the Love Pantry at Winegard Elementary School was held to honor this most recent expansion of the project. Winegard’s Love Pantry is being sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Orlando’s End Childhood Hunger Task Force. The dedication is representative of the long-term support of the Center by First United Methodist Church … Continue reading Winegard Love Pantry Dedication
Cornerstone Charter Academy's Dedicated Ducks Service Learning Club has teamed up with Super Awesome Cool Pottery and the Love Pantry Project of the Christian Service Center to help fight childhood hunger. Join Cornerstone Charter Academy on Wednesday, November 20, for a fun event, knowing that your tax-deductible donation for your dinner ticket (pottery bowl included!) … Continue reading Ducks fight hunger!
One of our students just had a mother pass away suddenly. The child and father were overcome with grief, and unexpected/sudden financial hardship. The Walker staff has accommodated this family with the wonderful items that the Love Pantry offers, and with many other special accommodations that we have set in place for the student on … Continue reading Grief, hardship and comfort
Lucy has a daughter at Conway Elementary. Because of her job loss, they were forced to move into a hotel. The Love Pantry made a difference as she struggled to get back on her feet. Because of the Love Pantry, Lucy didn’t have to make the choice of paying for the hotel room, or buying … Continue reading Conway Elementary Love Pantry makes a difference!
Earlier this year, the Love Pantry greatly improved the lives of a family at one of our Love Pantry schools. A single father of three was bitten by a venomous insect and was in danger of losing his arm. Due to the severity of the injury and a required surgery, he was unable to work. He … Continue reading Venomous Insect
I had a mother call me in tears this week. She was embarrassed and ashamed to need to ask for help. She asked if she could come in and meet with me discretely, so that her daughter wasn’t made aware of the family struggles. After meeting with her, listening to her story, and going through … Continue reading Tears of Thanksgiving for the Love Pantry
Yesterday, the Love Pantry Dedication to honor the expansion was held in Altamonte Springs at Lake Orienta Elementary School—the first Seminole County school to receive the Love Pantry Program. The dedication represented the five schools that the Oranole Foundation has financially supported and the commitment of volunteer support from Journey Christian Church. Those in attendance … Continue reading The Love Pantry project has expanded into Seminole County!