During February the Chalice Cupboard assisted 54 families in Sevier County, including 112 adults and 60 children, totaling 172 people.
Food added to the pantry weighed 1,400 pounds. This included 636 pounds of purchased food plus donations of 764 pounds. Churches (First Christian, First United Methodist, and St. Barbara Catholic) gave 259 pounds. Individuals gave 503 pounds. There was an anonymous donation of two pounds. Total food distributed weighed 1,713 pounds.
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 2-3:15 p.m. 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 are peanut butter and canned fruit. Any money donated will be used for the purchase of food.
The bank balance on February 28, 2019 was $2,957.71.