During May the Chalice Cupboard assisted 64 families in Sevier County, including 116 adults and 70 children, totaling 186 people.
Food added to the pantry weighed 1,102 pounds. This included 773 pounds of purchased food plus donations of 329 pounds. Churches (First Christian, First United Methodist, and St. Barbara Catholic) gave 73 pounds. Individuals gave 260 pounds. Individuals gave 73 pounds. Organizations (Eastern Star and Pruett’s Foods) added 183 pounds. Total food distributed weighed 1,739 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 cereal and jell-o. Any money donated will be used for the purchase of food.
The bank balance on May 31, 2019 was $4,312.87.