CARTHAGE — According to the Village Ecumenical Ministries Food Pantry coordinator Jody Mono the pantry is in need donations especially canned fruit, cereal, oatmeal, cleaning supplies, paper towels and tissue. There is not another truck from the Central New York Food Pantry until April 3 and according to Mrs. Mono, the food bank has no cereal or oatmeal. Donations can be dropped off at the side door of the building at 495 S. Washington St. during hours of operation.
The pantry is operating on a drive-up service with no clients allowed in the building. Pre-packed boxes dependent on family size are distributed through the front door.
Deliveries are being made to the disabled and elderly who should contact the pantry during open hours by calling 315-493-1341.
At this time the pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.