Thanks to the generosity of Palm Beach residents, nearly 1,600 pounds of food will be distributed to more than 203,000 people in the area who are in need.
The fifth annual Empty Your Pantry Food Drive to benefit Palm Beach County Food Bank and CROS Ministries finished last month.
donations to benefit the organizations’ food distribution programs.
“The food drive allows us to stretch out further and help out more people,” said Brian Rowe, CROS Ministries’ director of food pantries. Food and cash donations ensure that their 19,400 clients receive the same staple, or necessary, items throughout their seven pantries.