Lakes Region Food Pantry to Hold Open House on December 14

MOULTONBOROUGH — The members of the Board of Directors of the Lakes Region Food Pantry (LRFP) would like to invite the general public, as well as all donors and volunteers, to a special Open House to be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 14 marking  its first anniversary.

LRFP opened its doors on December 17, 2012 and is located at 61 Whittier Highway in Moultonborough next door to Galaxy Gym and Stephens Landscaping.

The Thrift Store located upstairs above the food pantry will be open during the Open House.  All items for sale in the Thrift Store were donated and every dollar raised by the Thrift Store is used to support the Food Pantry.

The Thrift Store is also open during all hours that the Lakes Region Food Pantry is open for clients. The general public is welcome to shop in the Thrift Store on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursdays and from 4-6 p.m. Donations of non-perishable food items and items to be sold in the Thrift Store are also accepted during these hours.

Over the past year, 250 different families in need living throughout the Lakes Region have accessed the food pantry for non-perishable canned and boxed foods, household items, frozen foods, and dairy products. Individuals or groups interested in donating food and household items to Lakes Region Food Pantry should contact Executive Director Amy Norton by calling 603-986-0357.

The Lakes Region Food Pantry is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. All donations are charitable donations as per the IRS. Anyone interested in making a monetary donation to support the food pantry can write a check payable to Lakes Region Food Pantry and mail it to: Lakes Region Food Pantry, PO Box 1132, Moultonborough, NH 03254.