Bernie Clarke, a dedicated volunteer at the Lake Placid Ecumenical Food Pantry, spent his Monday morning manning the stuffing station of the Thanksgiving bag assembly line. The pantry, located at St. Agnes Church, saw a group of volunteers come together to pack bags for distribution.
Linda Young, the organizer of the event, estimated that they would distribute around 275 bags of food throughout the day. The team worked tirelessly to ensure that those in need would have access to a Thanksgiving meal. Their efforts were evident in their dedication and community support.
The mission of the Lake Placid Ecumenical Food Pantry is to provide food security to the community. Volunteers like Bernie Clarke and Linda Young have been instrumental in their ability to provide support to those in need. Their demonstration of care and generosity has had a significant impact on many families in the Lake Placid area during this holiday season.