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Story by Doc Thorne, President of the Heart of Cary Association (HoCA). Photo by Robert Couse-Baker.
Cary, NC – It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to pumpkin pie and turkey with gravy. But it’s also a time when local food banks see a dip in donations, just as the winter season approaches. Doc Thorne sent us an email asking for help. Today, we dedicate the Food Column to his request.
HoCA member and charitable partner Dorcas Ministries is running dangerously low in their Dorcas Food Pantry.
We are asking you to please help in two ways:
According to the latest census, Cary is the wealthiest municipality in the state of North Carolina. Yet there are kids right here in Cary who only get one meal a day – and it’s at school.
Who needs a food bank? Cary, NC.
Dorcas Food Pantry is comprised of generous volunteers who spend their time sorting, organizing, and filling grocery bags of food for those in need. Sometimes, supplies get a bit unbalanced, with more of one basic item, but none of another. Right now, the overall inventory is just plain low.
You can bring your donations to Dorcas Ministries:
Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry
187 High House Road
corner of Old Apex Rd.
Cary, NC 27511
Doc also added that three drop-off points have been set-up in Downtown Cary: