The food pantry is open 3-6 p.m. Mondays and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays (doors opening at 8:30) for those who qualify for assistance. Staffed by hard-working volunteers, over 300 families per month (average of 4 people per family) receive food items from the pantry. Thirty percent of those served by WNS’ food pantry are under 18 years old and 5 percent are over 60 years old.
During food pantry hours, Westminster works with the Gennesaret Free Clinic to provide medical care to some 15 to 20 clients weekly. GFC offers a first point of access to the health care system for the families in the Westminster and Holy Cross neighborhoods.
The food pantry is always accepting donations. If you would like to donate to the food pantry, please take a look at these shopping lists, which are regularly updated with the items we are most in need of.
Most Wanted Food Items: Grocery List
Most Wanted Non-Food Items: Shopping List