Congratulations to the OP-RF Food Pantry for over 30 years of service. Perhaps a little history might be of interest.
In 1977, as parents of a Beye School Girl Scout, we delivered the first holiday food baskets to a handful of local families. This was a project of Beye’s Cadette Girl Scout Troop, which met at Faith United Methodist (now Cornerstone) Church. The pantry’s first location was a classroom closet at
After 15 or 20 years, the success of the pantry required a move to a larger location. After a period in a storefront on
In addition to the Girl Scout leaders, initial leadership was provided by Rev. Dave Scott, the pastor of
Phil and Carol Pittman