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Grateful for the Excess

Grateful for the Excess

Editor, It’s that time of the year again for us to ask you, our generous amateur farmers, to bring your excess fruits and vegetables to our Laguna Food Pantry.  We know that it’s easier for us to ask than for you to harvest, but you can’t imagine how happy your donations make our visitors. Fresh […]

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Thanks to Volunteers for Building Community

Thanks to Volunteers for Building Community

Editor,   The Laguna Resource Center would like to thank Evonne Kane and her dedicated volunteers for last weekend’s Boutique Benefit.  For the past six years, this popular fundraiser has helped us operate the Laguna Food Pantry, so our gratitude can actually be measured by the number of families we provide with free groceries. No […]

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Pantry Still Drawing a Crowd

Pantry Still Drawing a Crowd

Editor, In March, our Laguna Food Pantry provided free groceries to 870 families and individuals, a total of 2,511 people.  We hope that the economy soon improves so that our services are no longer needed, but until that time, our all-volunteer staff will welcome neighbors struggling to make ends meet.   Also, as summer approaches, […]

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Appreciation for Neighborhood’s Harvest

Appreciation for Neighborhood’s Harvest

Editor,   A few weeks ago, I mentioned that our Laguna Food Pantry would be the perfect place to bring your  extra fruits and vegetables.  Today, I’m writing to say thanks to the many of you who dropped off bags of oranges, lemons, grapefruits and avocados.  We can hardly wait for your next harvest!   […]

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Appreciation for Pantry’s Inventory

Appreciation for Pantry’s Inventory

Editor,   (Marianna Hof passed on this note.)   I am a single mother who lost my job in telecommunications last year, and I have only been able to find a part-time waitress job since then.  If it weren’t for the free weekly groceries I am able to select at the Laguna Food Pantry, it […]

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Excess Harvests Most Welcome

Excess Harvests Most Welcome

Editor, Last week, a Ms. Harrison called us at the Laguna Food Pantry.  It seems she has more oranges and lemons from her trees than she can possibly use. Would we like the rest? she asked.   It occurred to me that others of you might also have Ms. Harrison’s happy dilemma.  If so, we’d […]