October 3, 2022

News from the Rehoboth Food Pantry

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It's hard to believe that we are already in 2022! I know many are anxious to say goodbye to last year, though we at the Pantry are incredibly thankful for how this community banded together once again throughout 2021 to keep our neighbors fed and warm. Rehoboth is a wonderful town, with a giant heart, and we are all blessed to be a part of it.

There are so very many to thank for last year. It is the residents and businesses of this (and nearby!) town(s) that have provided the Rehoboth Food Pantry with what is needed to keep helping our neighbors, and there are countless people to thank. So, in an attempt to say thank you to as many of you as we can - THANK YOU ALL OF REHOBOTH!! Personal donations, food drives, even holiday lightshow food drop offs - each and every act of kindness has helped - both great and small!

In no particular order or significance - THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

  • Rehoboth folks for the outpouring of food and monetary gifts, and gift cards - Thank You!
  • To the Rehoboth Reporter Team for donating space in both print and your website, ensuring our messages go out to the community - Thank You!
  • To DR and PR Schools for outstanding food drives at Thanksgiving and at music concerts at Christmas - Thank You!
  • Heather Baldassi for the food drive at Personal Best - Thank You!
  • RCC Mission Committee for the extras from their food baskets - Thank You!
  • Rehoboth Police for the food drive within their Toy Drive - Thank You!
  • Bristol Plymouth Reg. Tech. for including the pantry in their food drive - Thank You!
  • Confectionary Designs for their food drive - Thank You!
  • Holy Ghost Brotherhood for the turkeys and produce from the turkey raffle - Thank You!
  • Our generous donors for the many turkeys from Willow Tree and food donations at Thanksgiving and Christmas - Thank You!
  • Our generous donors of the pies and rolls for both Thanksgiving and Christmas for all our bags given out - Thank You!
  • Blanding Library for their wonderful Holiday ToileTree - Thank You!
  • Lorna for all the paper goods, toiletry items, household items and gift card - Thank You!
  • John and Jane for the jewelry gifts - Thank You!
  • Hannaford Supermarket for helping us to have the produce we needed for Thanksgiving and Christmas - Thank You!
  • Monroe Feed and Grain, Land Tek, Blanding Library, and Harvest Tap and Grill for being our drop off locations - Thank You!
  • The great volunteers who pick up the donations and bring them back to the pantry already dated - Thank You!
  • The volunteers who help out at the pantry and have come to date, sort and put away food from all the drives, and those that come on Wednesdays to help out and/or on Thursdays when the pantry is open - Thank You!
  • The Rehoboth Garden Club for the beautiful wreath for our door - Thank You!

Last, but most certainly not least - a huge THANK YOU to the generosity of so many of you that have requested anonymity! You have brought so much to the pantry this (and many previous!) years, and we are ever so grateful.

In closing, it amazes me to continue to say just how wonderful this town really is! Let's keep doing what we do as 2022 comes upon us, and we will continue to be a blessed town filled with wonderful people!

Happy New Year!
Scott Lacourse
Rehoboth Food Pantry

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