Wal-Mart Donates Check to Food Pantry


A major Evansville food pantry getting financial help from one of the biggest names in retail.

Wal-Mart donated $30,000 to the Evansville Emergency Food Pantry Consortium. The money will be used to buy food for seven pantries across the city.

The consortium serves 3,200 families and helped more than 42,000 people last year.

“It’s kind of nice because we can plan ahead,” said Sylvia Deters, “but then it’s kind of sad that there are that many people who are in need of food every month.”

Food pantry officials say without donations like this, it’d be hard to buy nutrious food.

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