It has been 6 months since the Glenrock community had access to a food pantry.

Thanks to a group of local volunteers this will no longer be the case.

Tomorrow, September 11 the Glenrock Area Food Pantry will open to the public.

I am thankful we have the opportunity to serve our community in a way that is definitely needed. I never realized the true need we had for this until we began to talk about making this service available. The positive reaction in our town was humbling, and we knew we had to make this happen.  -Jilian Helmey (Treasurer)

The Food Pantry is located at 506 W. Birch #15 in downtown Glenrock.

It will be open the 2nd and 4th Wednesday every month.

Distribution times will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for seniors and the disabled, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the general public.

Anyone in the community is welcome to use the food pantry, regardless of income. All distributions are on a donation basis, but no one is required to donate.

This is a Community Owned food pantry and they welcome ANYONE to volunteer or donate, whether monetary or in-kind donations.

A full list of food items that can be accepted is currently being compiled. Please follow the Glenrock Area Food Bank Facebook page where a list will be posted soon.

The board members are as follows:

President: Melissa Hershley
Vice President: Greg Ballsir
Secretary: Katie Faria
Treasurer: Jilian Helmey
Members: Deacon Leigh Earle, Bishop Mahanori Williams and Linda Flores
Co Directors of Operations and Volunteers: Holly Block and Deb Beck.

Any questions or concerns can be directed to the Glenrock Area Food Pantry or email us at glenrockareafoodpantry@yahoo.com