Ruby's Pantry food distribution set Tuesday

Ruby's Pantry food distribution set Tuesday

LEBANON -- St. Peter's Lutheran Church of Lebanon is hosting Ruby's "Pop-Up Pantry" on Tuesday. With $20 an individual may purchase two laundry baskets of food for a family.

Registration opens at 4 p.m. and continues until 6:30 p.m. The food distribution begins at 5 p.m. and continues until 6:30 p.m. or until all shares are gone. There are 312 shares available this month.

St. Peter's Church hosts the event the second Tuesday of each month. Ruby's Pantry brings a semi-load of food to Lebanon to be shared with anyone who wants to participate. There are no income or residency requirements to attend a Ruby's Pantry food distribution. Ruby's Pantry receives no state or federal funding and is funded primarily by the $20 donation per share to help cover operational costs (trucking, refrigeration, etc.).

Guests should bring two large laundry baskets or boxes per share to transport the food home. Each share contains some meat/protein, pizza, potatoes, dairy, bread and/or baked goods, vegetables and food products and paper goods. Individuals interested in becoming a volunteer may call the church office at St. Peter's at 920-925-3547. St. Peter's congregation invites individuals to come to the event and follow them on Facebook at Ruby's Pantry -- St. Peter's Lebanon for updates.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church is located 7 miles northeast of Watertown on the corner of County Highways MM and R.Planning ahead for this year's school supply budget? Save money this summer by getting a share of food from Ruby's.

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