During February the Chalice Cupboard assisted 45 families, including 91 adults and 67 children, totaling 148 people.
Food added to the pantry weighed 778 lbs. This included 679 lbs of purchased food, plus the donation of 99 lbs of food. Churches (First United Methodist Church and St. Barbara Catholic Church) gave 99 lbs. Total food distributed weighed 1400 lbs.
Individuals living in Sevier County who need food may receive help at the Chalice Cupboard at 315 N. 5th st. in De Queen on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm. Food is given to those requesting assistance once each three month period of the year.
Chalice Cupboard appreciates the support of everyone who helps in this service. Suggested non-perishable items from those people who want to make a donation of food are jelly and peanut butter. Any money donated will be used for the purchase of food.