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Food Bank’s mobile pantry stops in Goshen Wednesday morning

Posted on Jan. 8, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 8, 2013 at 10:42 a.m.

GOSHEN — The Food Bank of Northern Indiana is hitting the road and bringing their mobile pantry to Goshen.

The mobile pantry provides perishable items and dry goods for northern Indiana residents. The pantry is first come, first served and usually provides for 300 families in a two hour period. Photo IDs are required to receive items and patrons should bring their own bags or boxes to transport items.

The mobile pantry will open at 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Maple City Chapel, 2015 Lincolnway East, Goshen. In the event of bad weather, the mobile pantry may be cancelled.

Since March 2012, the mobile pantry has distributed 369,243 pounds of food to 9,734 households throughout Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, Starke and St. Joseph counties.