With many working fewer hours, laid off, and losing jobs, the struggle to put food on the table brought dozens of families to our doors. At the onset of the pandemic requests for Fayette Cares emergency food services increased by 143% compared to the previous year. And for many it would be their first time in this situation.
More than 3,000 lbs. of venison have been donated to Fayette Cares this hunting season by Hunters for the Hungry and Stengel Brothers Outdoors. To store the generous donations, Hunters for the Hungry purchased a freezer for the Fayette Cares emergency food pantry. After hearing that the monthly Feeding Fayette program was closing, Fayette Cares […]
A simple act of giving will help families in need this holiday season. Join Fayette Cares in making spirits bright by supporting efforts to provide food and toy giving programs on December 10th, and 13-14th. There are many ways to lend a hand. Consider organizing a food & toy drive at your church, school or […]
Among the letters, postcards and packages in mail trucks last week, were hundreds of food donations for Fayette Cares from the Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Pictured are Somerville Rural Carriers Amanda Bearden and Johnny Johnson presenting food to Fayette Cares Programs Director Tunnisha Deer.