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South Tama Food Pantry -May, 2019-Distribution Report

June 25, 2019
Special to The News-Herald , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

The South Tama Food Pantry is located at the corner of 3rd and McClellan streets in downtown Tama. Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Eligibility is based upon income and household size as set by Iowa Department of Human Services Emergency Food Distribution Program.

The Food Pantry is staffed by volunteers. The facility location is funded by the South Tama Clothes closet.

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Interior of the South Tama food Pantry in downtown Tama.
News-Herald file photo

Additional funding and food supplies are from local churches, businesses, community organizations and private individuals.

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61 families served (569 people)

35 new families signed up

14,664 total pounds of food purchased and donated:

8,355 pounds of food donated

6,309 purchased

13,321 total pounds of food distributed



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