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From the Director's Chair 
In 2016, The Family Pantry served over 9,200 clients, re-launched the Cape Cod Community College Pantry, rolled out the Healthy Meals in Motion mobile pantry, distributed over 57,000 bags of groceries and still had time to celebrate our volunteer team.  Gail Turner and the artists from the Cape Cod Potters put on another great "Soup Bowls for Hunger" event and the "Shop for the Hungry" campaign has met a major milestone. There is so much to be grateful for. Thank you for taking a minute to read about the Pantry.  You are our greatest ambassadors! If someone needs help send them to us. If you can support the Pantry we welcome your "time, talent or treasure."  
Be well, I hope to see you at our Summer Gala!
Shop for the Hungry Campaign 
Thank You!
We are delighted to announce that the Pantry has raised over 72% of our $1 million goal.  Ultimately, meeting this goal will enable the Pantry to provide more food and clothing for those in need across Cape Cod.  We are humbled by the support our campaign has generated. However, we still need your help to raise another $275,540 to finish the campaign. Please help by clicking here to make your two - year pledge. Every gift matters, no matter the size.  
The Summer Gala 2017   
June 11th at the beautiful Wychmere Beach Club in Harwich Port
Join Us for the 6th Annual Gala
Picture yourself: It is a summer evening, listening to great music, drink in hand, friends surrounding you, boats rocking in the harbor, someone hands you a shrimp cocktail.... Does it get any better?  Yes, when you realize you are at "The Summer Gala" benefiting the Family Pantry of Cape Cod!
Soup Bowls for Hunger   
A roaring success for the past 25 years - Thank You 
Gail Turner and the Cape Cod Potters have successfully hosted "Soup Bowls for Hunger" for the past 25 years.  This year it was once again a sell - out crowd, with people coming from across the Cape to enjoy the meal and take home their handmade artisan soup bowls. Thanks go to Cape Cod Tech's Culinary Department, the Girl Scouts, Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation and the countless volunteers and artists who make the event possible.
A wonderful array of creative soup bowls made by the Cape Cod Potters and many artists across the Cape  
KA Lamond, a Family Pantry volunteer, enjoys the meal at Soup Bowls for Hunger 
Volunteer Luncheon  
Volunteers with 5, 10, 15, or 20 plus years of service at the Pantry celebrate at the Chatham Wayside Inn
The All-Star Team 
 Volunteers enjoy the anniversary luncheon hosted by the Chatham Wayside Inn.  Marty Rowe (10 years), Rosemary Schreiner (23 years), Mary Eagan (26 years), and Jan McAfee (15 years)

So Many to Thank..... Here are a few!
The Chatham Candy Manor supplied the great chocolate treats for our volunteers in celebration of "National Volunteer Recognition Week"
Jack Conway Realty made a cash donation to the Pantry for every house put under agreement in November, 2016.
Stop & Shop in Harwich has been a key partner in supporting the Family Pantry, including "Food for Friends" donations, weekly day - old bakery, and gift cards to provide fresh produce for our clients.  
The Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation sponsored the free lunch offered to over 300 Cape Cod Community College Students, as an introduction to the college food pantry 
Volunteer Openings 
There are immediate volunteer openings in the following areas.  Please click the link below to submit your application to volunteer.  Linda, the volunteer coordinator, will call you once she has received your application, in order to set up a tour of the Pantry and to discuss your interests.  
Pantry Clothing Boutique: Shifts are available on Tues, Thurs and Sat
Mobile Pantry:  Shifts are available on Wednesdays 
Office Help: Shifts are available Monday - Friday
Second Glance Thrift Shop:  Mon pm, Tues pm, Fri am and Saturdays 


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