June Rosentreter, who’s been volunteering for The Pantry for nearly three decades now, is an unsung hero who contributes so much to the community through her involvement there. Staff Writer Catherine Boone takes a closer look at the many things Mrs. Rosentreter does and how her servant’s heart is so helpful. (April 30, 2015, Page 4)
Reida Broadway and Anne Gowdy, two Oxonians who dedicate much of their time to the Pantry, were recently recognized for their volunteer hours by being named the Pantry Volunteers of the Year. (March 20, 2015, Page 1A)
Community members gathered at Oxford-University United Methodist Church on Thursday for a popular local fundraiser: Empty Bowls. The benefit for the local food pantry featured nearly two dozen soups for patrons to choose from as well as 700 handmade bowls. (February 15, 2015, Page 1C)
The Empty Bows fundraiser is slated for Feb. 13 at the Oxford University United Methodist Church. The annual event benefits The Pantry. (January 31, 2014, Page 1A)
June Rosentreter will be honored for her 30 years of service to the Pantry during a fundraiser on Thursday at the Ravine. (May 23, 2012, Page 3A)
Barbara J. Smith writes on behalf of The Pantry to thank those who helped last month and also to remind the public of the upcoming 30th anniversary celebration scheduled for May 24 at the Ravine in Oxford. (May 11, 2012, Page 4A)
The eighth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for The Pantry will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Oxford-University United Methodist Church.
Last year the event raised more than $15,000 for The Pantry — a nonprofit organization that began in 1982 to provide food on an emergency basis to eligible residents in Lafayette County and is staffed by volunteers. (February 8, 2011, Page 3A)
The Pantry, an emergency food bank in Oxford, is feeling the effects of economy and is needing the community’s help to keep up with the growing demand of serving needy families in Oxford. The Pantry has had to cut back on how much food, and the types of food, it is giving to the needy.
Food donations may be brought to The Pantry on Tuesday after 8 a.m. or Call Gene Hartley at 234-2773 for special arrangements. Monetary donations may be mailed to: The Pantry, P.O. Box 588, Oxford MS 38655. (December 14, 2010, Page 1)
Dr. R. Walker Byars and his staff at the Oxford Surgical and Bariatric Clinic are doing more this holiday season than taking care of the health care needs of their patients; they’re also taking care of the needs of The Pantry. (November 12, 2010, Page 3A)
The crowds come early to The Pantry’s Empty Bowls fundraiser, one of the most popular annual events in the community. Potter Ron Dale, who brought the concept to The Pantry, says it’s proven to be the kind of gathering everything is able to take part in. (February 12, 2010, Page 1B)