The Pantry maintains its financial records separate from the church but is included under the non-profit 501(c)(3) status of the United Methodist Church. All donations to the Pantry are tax deductible.
Funding for the Pantry comes from a variety of sources. In 2021 our funding came from:
- Community contributions (individuals and businesses)- 69%
- Grants – 17%
- Fundraising Events – 9.5%
- Government Contributions – 4.5%
Pantry expenditures have historically been very modest and have consistently been kept at or below income. Cost of food and toiletries is minimized by purchases from the HACAP Food Reservoir and bulk purchases at discounted prices. For each $1 donated, we can purchase 5 pounds of food.