Silver Stage Food Pantry Holds Special Hours and Events During November 2014

Silver Springs, Nevada – HCC’s Silver Stage Food Pantry will be distributing Thanksgiving turkeys and whole chickens on Monday, November 17th through Friday, November 21 from 10am until 4pm. For more information, please call (775) 577-9161.

Pantry Closed Nov. 24-Nov 28: The Silver Stage Pantry will be closed from November 24th through Nov 28th so the volunteers, who put in 1630 hours of work in October alone, can spend the holiday with their families.

Location: The Silver Stage Food Pantry is located on the corner of Spruce Avenue and Ramsey Weeks at 3595 Ramsey Weeks Cut Off in Silver Springs,Nevada, near the public schools.

Located at 3595 Ramsey Weeks Cutoff in Silver Springs, Nevada

Located at 3595 Ramsey Weeks Cutoff in Silver Springs, Nevada

Pantry director Kathy McIntosh notes that the Pantry is “volunteer-powered”, saying, ” I want to thank our wonderful volunteers at the Silver Stage Food Pantry for putting in 1,630 hours of volunteer work in October. We could not do it without their hard work. Special thanks to Tomi, Herb and Lisa, and to Lyon County Human Services, for going above and beyond and also helping to deliver food boxes to shut-ins (home-bound seniors).”

The Pantry is a unique “one-stop shop” that offers job skills training for volunteers, an organic community garden, weekly employment services with Community Chest AdultWorks staff, and periodic visits from area health agencies that offer flu shots and other services. A certified Community Health Advocate from Healthy Communities Coalition has an office at the Pantry, and offers on site workshops on tobacco cessation, diabetes management, and mental health “first aid”, etc. The Pantry is also currently holding a warm coats, gloves, blankets, and socks drive.

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