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The Joys of Volunteering at a Food Bank

By Sheila Marie Long, Associate  Associate Tigers Den Food Pantry, located in Amherst, New York, is a community-based partnership of Amherst Central Schools, local area Churches, and the Food Bank of Western New York. Thirty devoted volunteers from senior citizens to high school students manage and staff the food pantry which is supported solely by generous donations from its partners as well as individuals, grocers, and civic organizations. Along with non-perishable food products, the Pantry also offers personal [...]