Fat Tuesday event to benefit food pantry

MANISTEE — Donations of non-perishables to Matthew 25:35 Food Pantry will be rewarded with paczkis on Fat Tuesday.

Pack the Paczki will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, March 4, at Family Fare in Manistee. Throughout the day, donations will be packed into a giant paczki in the store.

Those who donate three or more items will receive a free, fresh paczki, and donations of 12 or more non-perishable food items will be rewarded with a free six pack of paczki. Family Fare will match all food donations.

The pantry provides assistance with groceries to any Manistee County resident who has low income and is food insecure. The food pantry is open on the second Friday of each month at St. Joseph Parish Center, located at 249 Sixth St. in Manistee.

For more information, contact the parish office at (231) 723-2619, or Joan Gamache at (231) 398-0296.

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