Published on July 11th, 2013 | by MD0
Food Pantry Faces Summer Challenge
Summer is a busy time for the food pantry in Wheaton, when many children are out of school and families have more mouths of feed. It is also a time when donations plummet.
“In the summer, they’re particularly struggling,” said Jennifer Barger Williamson, the center’s director of development. “Ever since the recession hit, the numbers have gone up and up. We’re really seeing now that this is the new normal, that folks are really struggling.”
Read more about the pantry here.