From a Millennia Elementary School Counselor…

It is difficult to put into words how much the Love Pantry blesses families at Millennia Elementary. Without it, children and their parents would be hungry and distressed. No longer do we have to struggle finding ways to provide for them with the Love Pantry on our campus. The food items and personal hygiene products … Continue reading From a Millennia Elementary School Counselor…

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The Love Pantry project has expanded into Seminole County!

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!

Can you imagine being 10 years old and hiding food under your bed so you could have something to eat?

This story was reported recently by a Love Pantry In-School Coordinator: We had a situation at our school where a child confided to her teacher that she was hoarding food under her bed. Her extended family had recently moved in, and there were now 13 people living in the house. Finances were very tight. There … Continue reading Can you imagine being 10 years old and hiding food under your bed so you could have something to eat?

Grandmother is in the hospital and no food in the cupboards; Love Pantry to the rescue!

Having a love pantry has helped one particular family in need. There is a family of 3 siblings that attend our school who have a hard time attaining food. They live with their Grandmother who is in the hospital a lot, and their older brother who takes care of them when she’s away is illiterate. … Continue reading Grandmother is in the hospital and no food in the cupboards; Love Pantry to the rescue!

“What does the Love Pantry mean to our school and our students?”

One Love Pantry School Coordinator’s response: Although we only started with the Love Pantry several months ago, it has already had a profound effect. One family I was working with was on the brink of living in their car when I was able to help them gather enough money for a deposit on an apartment … Continue reading “What does the Love Pantry mean to our school and our students?”