Mark Koeble, director of the Whitehall Community Food Pantry, set a record last month he hopes he never breaks. “We provided food to 71 families this month (January). That’s the most I’ve done since I started doing this and I’ve been here 10 years. Every week I’m seeing more and more new faces.” Last Wednesday [...]
By Derek Liebig An increase in the demand for non-perishable food items and a decrease in donations have left the shelves of the Whitehall Ecumenical Food Pantry as bare as Old Mother Hubbard’s cupboard. Mark Koeble, executive director of the food pantry, has seen lean times during his eight years running the food pantry, [...]
Everyone is welcome to come to the Thanksgiving Cupboard Buster, a food giveaway, on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Faith Chapel in Whitehall. More than 4,000 pounds of food and other products will be distributed, including diapers and personal products. For further information, please contact Pastor Mike Lemery at 791-6936.