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Food pantry expanding to meet community's needs

As rising food prices push more families beyond their financial limit, food pantries like Part of the Solution are becoming increasingly important. To meet the growing need POTS is opening a new facility

News 12 Staff

May 15, 2008, 3:37 AM

Updated 5,877 days ago

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As rising food prices push more families beyond their financial limit, food pantries like Part of the Solution are becoming increasingly important. To meet the growing need POTS is opening a new facility next door to their current building on Webster Avenue. A POTS spokesperson says currently they serve about 300 people a day, a number that is growing.The new 15,000-square-foot, $5 million facility will offer medical and dental services. Most of the funding for the building was made possible through large capital grant and private donors, but donations are still needed.


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