Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Food Pantry-Senior Meal Deliever-Back Pack Ministires

Caring for our Community by providing basic food needs. Matthew 25:35- For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in; 

Please check below for Food Pantry, Senior Meal Deliveries and Back Pack Ministry needs and serving opportunities. 

           

Pantry hours

Serving Clients Every Thursday from 10am to 2pm

 

Online Giving

To give a monitary gift ClICK HERE

Food Pantry Needs

Protein Foods: Meat, Dry Beans, Nuts

tuna (canned in water) / chicken (canned in water) / canned beef stews / bean soups / beans (dry or canned in water) / baked beans / canned chili / peanut butter / pork and beans

Grains: Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta

rice and rice side dishes (Rice-a-roni I Uncle Ben's) / canned pastas (SpaghettiOs, ravioli, etc.) / noodle / pasta side dishes (Knorr's, etc.) / dry noodles and pastas boxed / macaroni and cheese boxed / potato dishes (au gratin, mashed, etc.) / Tuna/Chicken Helper or Hamburger Helper / cold cereals ( Cheerios, Wheat Chex) / bran cereal / shredded wheat / oatmeal and hot cereal mixes / corn muffin mix / pancake mix / whole-grain crackers / granola bars / graham crackers / flour and cake or brownie mix / infant cereal

Dairy: Milk and Cheese

infant formula / nonfat dry milk / evaporated milk / instant breakfast drinks / shelf-stable (UH T) low-fat milk (small boxes) canned and boxed pudding

Vegetables

canned vegetables / vegetable soup / canned tomato products / spaghetti sauce / Manwich / sloppy joe mix / baby-food vegetables

Fruits

canned fruit / raisins / applesauce / dried fruits / fruit leather (100% fruit) /100% juice (tomato, orange, or V-8 in can or plastic bottle) / baby food fruit

Oils and Condiments

vegetable oil / salad dressing / syrup / jelly and jam / honey / sugar / mayonnaise

Senior Meal Delivery

Caring for Senior Citizens over the weekend by providing a meal once per month. We prepare and deliver meals in our local community. By partnering with Farragut Christian Church, we are ALL providing a meal for every weekend to fill "the gap" that Meals On Wheels cannot provide.

Back Pack Ministry

The Food Pantry volunteers help to supply (twice a month) food for the children of Western Heights community. 25 backpacks are filled for children helping to feed them over the weekend. If you would like more information on how you can help, see the Food Pantry web page at www.grassyvalley.org/ministries/food-pantry or contact Jerry Massy at jerry@grassyvalley.org or call our church office at 865-693-1741.  

Back Pack needs: Macaroni, Ramen Noodles, Breakfast Bars, Pop Tarts, Fruit Cups and Applesauce, Small Boxes of Cereal (Single serving) Juice packs (box), Candy, Rice Crispy Treats, Peanut Butter Cups (To Go), Cheese and Peanut Butter Crackers.

Ministry Opportunities- How to be Involved!

Food Pantry Serving Opportunities- Stocking shelves, Delieveries to Clients, Loading food into cars, Food intake inventory, Filling out client intake forms, Prayer and ministering to clients.

Senior Meal Serving Opportunites- Preparation of Meals for the first Saturday of each month, Drivers for delivering meals to Senior Citizens, Prayer.

Back Pack Serving Opportunities- Help supply needed items for the backpacks, Help in back preparation, financial support for the supplies, Prayer and or delivery of the bags to the Baptist Center.

Contact 

Jerry Massey
Food Pantry Director
Email- foodpantry@grassyvalley.org
Pantry Phone- 865-773-0116
Church Phone- 865-693-1741
Pantry hours- Every Thursday from 10am to 2pm