You Can Help
Remember our Food Pantry families when you shop for your own
family. Donations of food, personal items, paper products,
baby food and diapers are gratefully received. Monetary
donations are also needed to supplement donated items.
Volunteers are vital to keeping the Pantry in operation.
Consider donating some of your time to shop, stock shelves,
prepare perishable food items for distribution, or assist
clients with their Pantry shopping, To be a part of this
ministry, call the church office.
How To Use The Food Pantry
All client requests are received on a Food Pantry private
line. Clients may call (608) 441-1123 Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on
the day they wish to shop at the Pantry. Clients may come to
the Pantry every 14 days. The hours to shop remain the same
from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday each
Email the Food Pantry:
A Choice Pantry
St. Stephen's Food Pantry is a "choice" pantry, which means
that clients do their own shopping, selecting only the items
they will use. Choice honors our clients' dignity and
eliminates the waste of unused items.
The Pantry is looking for substitutes to pick up day-old
bakery items from area stores. It is a 1-hour commitment.
Please contact Judy Benzine at 222-1241, ext. 14 if you can
The Pantry is in need of:
Plastic grocery bags.
Food Pantry--Receiving Food, Gathering Produce
St. Stephen's Pantry provides a four-day supply of food to about 22
households each Monday to Thursday. You may come once every two weeks. To
get on the day's list, call 441-1123 beginning at 8:00. For volunteers,
we're looking for Sunday Farmers' Market pick-up.
2014 â€œMountain of Food Driveâ€
Tuesday, April 1 through
Wednesday April 30, 2014
Last April, we had a goal of 1,200 cases and received an
amazing 1,238 cases of food. Our April 2014 goal this year
is 1,250 cases. This sounds like a lot of cases of food but
we supplied 4-day, 3-meal a day supply of food for 11,758
individuals last year. In order to accomplish this we need
mountain of food drives, community food drives, and daily
contributions of money and food and area church support as
well as community. We thank everyone for making this mission
of caring for those in need a reality.
2013 Amazing Mountain of
Thanks for Filling the Shelves:
Our goal for the Mountain of Food Drive in 2013 was 1200 cases. We
are pleased to announce we have received a total of 1288
cases! A big thank you to everyone who has made a
contribution and made this another successful year!
Mountain of Food Order
To download an order form,
Where & When
Donations of food and clothing for our Food Pantry can be
brought in during church office hours, Monday through
Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to
noon. To bring donations another time contact the office at