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Food Pantry

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Food Pantry

The Met’s mission is to provide a place where the needy receive food assistance as well as support to get involved in activities that will assist them in growth towards a brighter tomorrow. By providing a pantry to the surrounding area we are able to assist our community with a “mini-market” style food pantry where clients can choose from of a variety of food and personal care items. Volunteers help to organize, schedule, collect, distribute, and ultimately serve the community on a weekly basis.

Recipients for the food pantry will apply to receive a minimum of 3-6 months of food assistance. They will shop for free food and other items every Saturday .If any applicant needs emergency food assistance at another time, they may contact The Met Church office and will be given additional food based on the current food pantry inventory.


Want to Volunteer:

When it comes to volunteering and service, your personality and your strengths play a major role in the types of activities you’ll enjoy most. We currently average 164 volunteers a month and we are always looking to increase our volunteer base to better support our community.

DRESS CODE:
Dress comfortably with tennis shoes.

VOLUNTEER PROJECTS:

  • Organizing and distributing cold items

  • Re-stocking

  • Distribution of items in Met Youth area

  • Clean up

  • Check-In counter (Spanish Speaker)

  • Break-down boxes

  • Grocery Cart runner

  • Prayer Team

HOURS:
Thursday Unloading: 10:00am-12:30pm
Friday Unloading: 10:30am-1:30pm
Saturday: 8:30-10:30am, 10:30am-1:00pm

VOLUNTEER AS A FAMILY:
We encourage families to volunteer together, but ask that only children 8 years and above are present. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Students from middle and high school are welcome to complete any school-required service hours.