United Way Luncheon to Support Area Food Pantries

August 29th, 2011

2Fulton, NY ? Food pantries in the Pulaski, Sandy Creek and Lacona area will receive some much needed support as United Way of Greater Oswego County brings its first ever Stone Soup luncheon to Sandy Creek. Open to the public, the luncheon will be held Sunday, September 18th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, 2031 Harwood Drive, just off Rt. 81 exit 37.

Eddy?s Place Restaurant, The River House Restaurant, Rainbow Shores Restaurant, and the Sandy Pond Steak House are providing soups for the luncheon, with other area businesses donating fresh vegetables for salad, rolls, coffee and desert.

The United Way is accepting donations of $5 per person. All proceeds from the luncheon will be used to support the Pulaski Community Ministries Food Pantry, the Sandy Creek / Lacona Community Cupboard, the Richland / Rural & Migrant Ministries Food Pantry, and the Lacona / North Country Christian Church Soup Kitchen. Attendees are encouraged to please bring a donation of non-perishable food items, as the United Way will be collecting donations for those food pantries as well.

Community members who would like to donate fresh produce from their garden are welcome to do so by bringing their donations to the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church on Saturday, September 17th from 9:00 ?11:00 a.m. Businesses wishing to be a part of the United Way?s Stone Soup Luncheon may contact Lois Luber at 315-593-1900.

Cut line for photo: Committee members for the United Way of Greater Oswego County?s Stone Soup Luncheon recently visited the Pulaski Farmers? Market to help promote the event. Scheduled for Sunday, September 18th, the United Way?s Stone Soup Luncheon serves as a fundraiser for area food pantries, and will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, 2031 Harwood Drive in Sandy Creek. Above from left are committee members, Pat Rossman, with her grandson Diesel Clark; Brian Leary, owner of Lakeshore Hardwoods; and Lois Luber, Resource Development Director for the United Way.

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