This morning I got a call from one of my parents about how her 3 children did this school year and possible retention. She didn’t have the money for bus fare to the school and was hoping we could help her via the telephone. After the academic conversation, and knowing that the family had been … Continue reading Rock Lake Beavers go from “D” to “C”
A father came in to school to report that their home had been broken into a few times within the past month. As a result they were set back financially and were worried about not being able to buy food, or keep up with their monthly bills. He wasn't sure what to do and was … Continue reading Thief breaks into home, but Love Pantry helps soothe the pain
The Conway Elementary Love Pantry Coordinator shared this story about one family who received food and hygiene from the Conway Love Pantry: Annie is a mom who goes to work from early in the morning until around 6:30 p.m. She has two kids at Conway. Also in the household are her mother, an older son, … Continue reading Conway Love Pantry helps multi-generational family
Below is a blurb from one of our parents receiving food from the Love Pantry before the holidays: We are so thankful for the food provided to us. It was a great help as we began the new school year and settled into living in Orlando from Minnesota. While I have a steady job now … Continue reading Rosemont Love Pantry aids family in need
We'll have a big order this time around--we had a lot of families on our Angel Tree this year (twice as many as ever before) and we're sending home food from the Love Pantry with them, as well. It's also raising awareness of the pantry's availability--2 of the parents today teared up over the gifts, … Continue reading Love Pantry aids Angel Tree for Christmas
Thank you so much for the Love Pantry. You have no idea how many children you have fed during the last few days here. I have had several new homeless students enter the school and couldn’t believe how quickly my pantry was being cleaned out. I have children in my school who would have gone … Continue reading Howard Middle School needs a total restock!
We have a family of 3 kids who are homeless at the moment. They sometimes stay at a hotel that only has a microwave. We are able to give them food from the Love Pantry because it all can be cooked using a microwave. The food they received was most likely the only food they … Continue reading The Love Pantry helps another family…
We have a family at our school with seven children. The family struggles to have the necessities to carry on everyday life. One parent is working and the other is not due to caregiving of the children ages ranging from 2 through 16. We have provided food for this family out of our Love Pantry and … Continue reading John Young Elementary
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!