Dear Friends and Neighbors,
It feels we’re getting busier and busier with each new summer week! It’s hard to believe our summer camps will be wrapping up in just a little over two weeks.
We’re making plans for fall, keeping a close eye on the delta variant of the coronavirus. If there’s one thing we’ve gotten really good at in the last year, it’s pivoting. So, we’re planning for the future knowing those plans may have to change.
Two big plans that are right around the corner involve our food services. I’m excited to share that we’ll be bringing older adult weekday meals back on-site. Connection is something that has been hard to create for our seniors through this pandemic, and this daily meal among friends is one of the things our older adult group has missed so much. The in-person meals will start up Tuesday, Aug. 17.
In more food news: Our pantry will return to regular operations, also on Tuesday, Aug. 17. The drive-thru method has served us so well this past year-plus, but we’re excited to bring the in-person shopping experience back to our food pantry patrons.
The full details about these changes can be found below.
I want to reiterate that safety of our staff, volunteers and community is our top priority. In our preschool and elementary classrooms, our teachers tell the kids: “It’s my job to keep you safe. It’s your job to help keep it that way.” Here, it’s our job to keep our community safe, and we hope everyone in our community will commit to working with us to help keep it that way.
Letesha Nelson, CEO / Executive Director
November 30, 2023
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