(from L) Peter Maynard, Carol Fish, Deb Zellan The Wilton Food Pantry hosted a spaghetti dinner for our great volunteers. Boy Scout Troop #24 led by Dave Hoffman provided the considerable labor to make this a great evening. WFP's own Ben Neise was the "lead chef" for a dinner which included meat balls, [...]
From the left: Tyronne Culpepper, Peter Maynard (WFP), Arlene Connor, and Lynette Matt On Wednesday, March 2nd, 3 members of the Adirondack Trust office on Route 9 & Northern Pines stopped by to give us food they had collected through their branch. It is the many partners the Wilton Food Pantry has that [...]
Ballston Spa National Bank (BSNB) recently awarded the pantry a $500.00 grant at the Regional Food Bank. This grant allows the Pantry to purchase food and draw against the grant. When you factor in the fact that food purchased from the Food Bank can be as low as $.16 a pound, this grant will be [...]
Throughout the year, Healthy Living at the Wilton Mall provides us with produce and other healthy food for our patrons. In addition, during the Thanksgiving & Christmas Holidays they set up a program for their customers to purchase food bags and/or donate money to the Pantry. This year Healthy Living's generous customers gave 120 food [...]
The Wilton Food Pantry received food and a check from the great kids at Ballard Road Elementary December 21st. Two other food pantries in the area also shared in the generosity of these fine young people.
High School volunteer works for months creating items WFP Patrons can take and give as presents
As we do every year, this year volunteers and Board members gathered one Thursday night at the Pantry to put together almost 80 Thanksgiving boxes for our patrons who signed up. In addition to the boxes containing vegetables, stuffing, potatoes and more, we also gave out a Hannaford gift card to help our patrons purchase [...]
Through a program administered by the Regional Food Bank in Albany, the Wilton Food Pantry has been able to provide our patrons with fresh produce, deli items, meat, and baked goods from Hannaford. We pick up 3 times a week from Hannaford to stock our pantry with more than just canned and boxed foods. Thank [...]