Day: October 15, 2018

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ATTENTION: MAJOR CHANGES

We are excited to share some changes in the pantry with you. The pantry will reopen on Tuesday, October 9 after having undergone a complete makeover. This will include a completely new floorplan and shopping format. Our goal is to provide you with more flexibility, a shorter wait and allow us to better meet your needs.
We sincerely hope you will like the changes we have made:

• No more appointments, come when you need food (see new hours below).
• Pick up food once a week, both fresh food and canned goods.
• Browse the shelves by yourself. Volunteers are available to help upon request. Check in upon arrival, pick out food, just follow the signs, check out when done.
• Volunteers will restock the shelves throughout distribution. Items will be replenished as needed.
• Expanded distribution hours (effective starting Tuesday, Oct 9)

Monday 11 am – 2 pm (Note: we are closed Monday, Oct 8)
Tuesday 3 pm – 7pm
Wednesday 11 am – 2 pm
Thursday 10 am – 12 pm (noon)
*Note: No changes at this time to monthly deliveries.

Do not forget that we will be conducting our annual re-registration of all clients during the month of October. When arriving at the pantry for the first time after Oct 1, you MUST bring your photo ID and 2 recent utility bills (or bank statement, etc.; dated within 45 days) to verify your Burlington residency.

Please be patient with us as we all need to adjust to the new and improved pantry operations. You may experience a longer wait time until everyone adjusts to the new systems, but we are confident that after the transition it will allow us to much better meet your needs.

Thank you,
Jane McIninch & Cheryl Barnes
Pantry Coordinators

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