Feed St. Mary’s welcomes two new Maryland Food Bank partner pantries. You may take this vital survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/smcfoodsecurit Feed St. Mary’s is truly grateful for all the volunteers who made the August 6, 2022 produce and protein event a great success! Feed St. Mary’s salutes the numerous food pantries and soup kitchens throughout the county, without whom there would be no last mile food distribution to those who are food insecure in St. Mary’s. Feed St. Mary’s is in the C=community and the community is in Feed St. Mary’s Feed St. Mary’s is grateful for the tremendous Giving Tuesday support and for many generous food donations, such as the well-organized Cedar Point Federal Credit Union food drive (top left). Thanksgiving Prayer Service – Nov 21, 2021 Feed St. Mary’s provided 584 Thanksgiving turkey dinners with trimmings for distribution via the St. Mary’s Food Pantries. Giving and Receiving in July 2021 -click here for Details Feed St. Mary’s congratulates the “Hands That Feed Ministry” (Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer) and the “Trinity Care Pantry” (Trinity Lutheran Church) on becoming Partner Pantries with Feed St. Mary’s and the Maryland Food Bank (MFB). Feed St. Mary’s exists to support food pantries and other direct no-cost food distributors. We were proud to directly assist 17 of these organizations in December with direct Cares Act support. Funds were provided through the Department of Social Services via St. Mary’s County Government. Feed St. Mary’s will continue to bolster localized food distribution throughout the county. Over 15 FSM Volunteers get 957 Thanksgiving turkeys with trimmings to 15 Pantries. Thanks to Precise Systems, the NAACP and St. Mary’s Church of Christ. Our Mission: To alleviate food insecurity throughout St. Mary’s County Our Vision: A St. Mary’s County free from Hunger Wayne Millen has accepted the position of the Feed St. Mary’s General Manager Feed St. Mary’s has been granted added ability to support St. Marys food pantries and soup kitchens. Click here for more detail. Feed st. Mary’s salutes a recent community outreach! Teaming with God’s House of Refuge and the Maryland Food Bank, the Church of the Ascension hosted an 8,000 pound food delivery for public distribution on Saturday morning April 25. Volunteers and food were abundant. Feed St. Mary’s is now formally partnered with the Maryland Food bank. With feed St. Mary’s operational, the Maryland Food Bank is open to increasing food pantry partners in St. Mary’s County. Contact email@example.com Open for Business Feed St. Mary’s, in full partnership with the Maryland Food Bank, received its first shipment of food on March 20, 2019. This initial shipment fulfilled orders from two other Maryland Food Bank partners, the Church of the Ascension Food Pantry and Good Samaritan Our Daily Bread Food Pantry. The Maryland Food Bank also added some additional food to the delivery, to assist other pantries. The delivery will be sorted for food pantry pick-up by the weekend. The participating pantries place their orders directly for delivery to Feed St. Mary’s and the food, when it arrives, is distributed to the pantries with no added overhead. Other pantries are welcome to partner is similar fashion with the Maryland Food Bank and Feed St. Mary’s. We are open for business. Just some of the donated food from the Lexington Park Elementary School Food Drive. All these donations are sorted and distributed to food pantries. Dr. Linda Lymas, FSM Lead, accepts a generous donation from the Hollywood Lions Club Flanked by elected office holders, faith based leaders, Food Pantry operators, Rotary officials and Feed St. Mary’s Inc. Board members, Feed St. Mary’s Inc. volunteer Board President, Dr. Linda Lymas, officially cuts the Ribbon, inaugurating the Feed St. Mary’s food bank on Dec 13, 2019.