A group of volunteers from the First Christian Church Food Pantry in Rock Falls, IL. accepted a Nutrition Environment Food Pantry Assessment Tool (NEFPAT) silver award. The NEFPAT is implemented by University of Illinois Extension. The award signifies that the pantry offers nutritious foods to participants and promotes dignity to pantry guests by allowing choices within food options.
The pantry is open each Monday morning from 10-noon and is located at 506 5th avenue in Rock Falls.
The phone number is 815-626-2271
Photo Attached: First Christian Church Food Panty volunteers, (l-r) Wendy Bley, Geri Mayberry, Linda Wright, Sue Insley, Joe Harrison, and Dave O’ Neal.
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