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Economic 1-2 punch to pantries
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Diane Knouse of Preferred Living works at the mobile food pantry last Thursday with Behring Senior Center volunteers. The mobile food pantry is open the third Thursday of every month at St. Vincent dePaul in Monroe.
MONROE - Food pantries in Monroe are feeling negative effects of a floundering economy.The number of families using the Green County Inter-church Food Pantry and the mobile food pantry at St. Vincent dePaul have increased in recent months. Meanwhile, food and monetary donations to the inter-church pantry have decreased.