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Did You Know?

St. George Food Pantry: Did You Know?


* Since St. George Food Pantry officially began in 2004, it has fed over 48,860 Persons, including over 24,500 Children, as well as many among the Elderly and Handicapped?


* In 2011 alone, St. George Food Pantry served over 8,360 people, among those over 4,100 Children as well as many Elderly and Handicapped?


* Since St. George Food Pantry began in 2004, over 4,150 Volunteer Hours have been donated to the program?


* In 2011, more than 700 Volunteer Hours were donated, including those shared by Program Participants and St. George Parishioners?


* The total cost of running St. George Food Pantry in 2010 was $16,466.


* Total funds generated by St. George Food Pantry in 2010 was $17,089.


* Of these funds, St. George Parishioners contributed only $220.00, plus special Thanksgiving turkey donations of an additional $150.00.


* St. George Food Pantry actually pays the local Parish $600.00 a year for use of its facility?


* That in 2010, no St. George Church, DOS, OCA or other Orthodox Parish support was received to help finance St. George Food Pantry?


* That St. George Food Pantry has never received government funding.


* That the cost per participant served by St. George Food Pantry in 2010 was only $1.97 per person.


* That you, your business or parish can help out by making one-time or monthly donations to St. George Food Pantry?


* That you can easily make donations online via PayPal at:



* You can also mail checks made out to: St. George Food Pantry, c/o St. George Orthodox Church,

PO Box 667, Pharr, TX  78577

¡Gloria a Dios por todo!
Direct your Questions, Comments or Feedback to (Por favor dirigir sus preguntas, dudas o comentarios al): 956-781-6114 or info@stgeorgepantry.org

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