The Hunger Coalition of Otsego County would like to thank and congratulate Ken Dreis of the Richfield Springs Food Pantry at the Church of Christ Uniting for 15 years of dedicating much time to administrating and coordinating the many volunteers that work there and personally picking up food and bringing it to the pantry. His efforts have helped many food insecure people in the community put food on their tables.
Janice Hinkley is the Outreach Coordinator for the St
Mary’s Food Pantry in Oneonta, one of the 2 high volume
pantries in Otsego County. She not only oversees a staff
for the pantry but also coordinates the distribution of
food to other pantries in the county and is involved in
other food programs as well. Our hats off to Janice
whose dedication helps feed many families in Otsego
Hunger Coalition would like to thank Lani King of the
Richfield Springs Food Pantry at the Church of Christ
Uniting for 4 years of dedication and hard work in helping
families in the Richfield Springs area get the food
resources that they need.
The Hunger Coalition would like to thank from left to right Teresa Dobler, Sister Marie Denise, and Ann Enright for dedicating their time and years of service in serving the many families and individuals seeking food assistance at St Marys Roman Catholic Food Pantry at Walnut St in Oneonta.
April - May 2015
to right are Jerry Lynch and Steveo Belton. They are two of
the hard working volunteers who work regularly at the
“Lord’s Table” 5 day a week meal program at Elm St in
From left to right,
Sharon Haines, Capt Evelyn Hopping, and Fran Wiedeman are
the cornerstone and foundation of the Salvation Army on
River St in Oneonta. They have uplifted the lives of many
children, individuals, and families in our community with
their service, dedication, and programs to help feed and
assist anyone in need.
Glora “Dee” Mahalick
In memory of Glora “Dee” Mahalick, the Hunger Coalition and the community of Cherry Valley honors the selfless time and devotion she gave to running the Daily Bread Food Pantry in Cherry Valley for 30 years. Her service to the community and her program for clothing many needy children will never be forgotten.
Volunteers of the month for
October are from the Unadilla Food Panty at the Unadilla United
From left to right is Doris
Batances, Barbara LaSalle. And Margo Heck. They are volunteers
at the Salvation Army Food Pantry on River St in Oneonta. Doris
& Barbara are long time volunteers and Margo is new. They work
hard and do an excellent job in serving the community on a daily
From left to right we have Fran Puffer, Maureen Giallanzo, Claudia Whitehill, Peg Hall and Laurie Taylor. Without these great women there would be no Summer Meal program in Oneonta. Thank you!!!
Hunger Coalition of
Otsego County (HCOC)
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