The Inter-Faith Council pantry in Carrboro received more than 900 request for food during the first week of February and last week had many empty shelves.
This week's most urgent food needs at the food pantry are for donations of spaghetti pasta and sauce; other non-perishable items such as canned tuna, canned meats, soups, rice, beans, canned vegetables, canned fruits, juice, dry milk, cereals (hot and dry); as well as diapers, soap, tooth paste, tooth brushes, shampoo and related personal hygiene items.
The IFC & its Food Pantry for donations or assistance is located at 110 W. Main St. in Carrboro. For more information call 929-6380.
Reader Molly McConnell says you can also drop off donations in the IFC basket in the parish office at Chapel of The Cross, 304 E. Franklin St., next door to the Morehead Planetarium parking, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Sundays in the baskets at the entrance to the church as well as in the office from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
For a complete list of Orange County food pantries, click here and scroll all the way down.