Because of the rising variety of constructive COVID-19 instances in Stokes County, efficient instantly, the Northern Stokes Meals Pantry is shifting from a meals pick-up strategy to pick-up by appointment.
“This strategy is meant to supply a safer expertise for these in want of meals, in addition to the volunteers who assist the distribution,” mentioned Kathryn Converse, interim coordinator of the meals pantry.
The following commonly scheduled distribution might be on Monday (January 11). Northern Stokes Meals Pantry volunteers are already contacting those that obtained meals in December to schedule a go to to select it up in January.
Folks in want of meals who don’t obtain a name are inspired to contact the Meals Pantry by way of FaceBook (NorthernStokesFoodPantry) or by calling 336-351-0900 (depart a voicemail if nobody solutions).
The Northern Stokes Meals Pantry is situated at 7257 NC Freeway 89, subsequent to Francis Presbyterian Church.
“The Northern Stokes Meals Pantry volunteers apologize for this sudden change and hope it doesn’t disturb meals seekers,” added Converse. “We are going to work arduous to make the method as simple as attainable and we stay up for returning to regular operations when it’s protected to take action.”