Interfaith Food Pantry &
SF Food Bank
Coordinator: Megan Lehmer
INTERFAITH FOOD PANTRY
The Interfaith Food Pantry is a consortium of 5-6 Cathedral Hill congregations including UUSF that take turns sponsoring and staffing a weekly food distribution. Over a dozen volunteers meet to distribute food to 300 low income families/
Volunteers meet at Old First Presbyterian (Van Ness and on Saturday mornings from 7:30-11:30am to sort and distribute food items to people in need. We are always looking for volunteers to staff our turn at the Food Pantry. Please contact Megan Lehmer. Familes welcome. You need not stay entire period. We offer parking vouchers so our volunteers can park for free in the church garage on Sacramento St. We do encourage families as this is a service activity which is appropriate for children age 5 and over.
Our Pantry Days for 2020 are the following:
SF FOOD BANK
The San Francisco/Marin Food Bank fights hunger in San Francisco and Marin by giving food to needy families and organizations that serve them, providing high quality food to more than 225,000 people in the Bay Area. UUSF's ties to the SF Food Bank are many. Recipients from the Food Bank include the Interfaith Food Pantry, Winter Shelter, Faithful Fools, Tenderloin Tessie, and Up on Top.
Given how vitally important the SF Food Bank is to the ministry of UUSF, we have been collecting monetary donations on the first Sunday of each month. (For every dollar collected, the Food Bank can to provide six dollars worth of food.) Volunteers are needed to staff the collection table.