Category: Volunteers

Volunteers Deliver Food and Hope to Visually Impaired Clients

Volunteers Deliver Food and Hope to Visually Impaired Clients Lakeview Pantry’s Home Delivery program can be a lifeline to nutritious, healthy meal staples for many members of the Lakeview community. The program offers a monthly delivery of canned goods, meats, vegetables, fruits and other groceries for homebound, elderly or disabled clients (including options for those […]

For Sarah, Lakeview Pantry is “Everything”

For Sarah, Lakeview Pantry is “Everything” Lakeview Pantry’s 950+ regular volunteers are known for their hospitality. Anyone who walks through our doors on a distribution day can see that our volunteers strive to create a warm and friendly space for the clients they serve. But for long-time Broadway location volunteer Sarah Pearson, making clients feel […]

Senator Dick Durbin Visits Lakeview Pantry

Senator Dick Durbin Visits Lakeview Pantry On Monday, July 6, Senator Dick Durbin stopped by Lakeview Pantry to learn more about the important work we do to provide food for today, hope for tomorrow to our neighbors in need. After touring the Pantry with Executive Director Gary Garland, Senator Durbin was trained to work at […]

Hugs and Handshakes: Volunteer Uses Corporate Experience to Give Back

Hugs and Handshakes: Volunteer Uses Corporate Experience to Give Back Terri Silverstone began volunteering at Lakeview Pantry in 2012 when she retired from the corporate world. “I mentioned to a friend that I was looking for weekday volunteer opportunities; she told me about the Pantry,” Terri explains. Since that time Terri has done nearly every […]