Savona church opens new food pantry

Staff reports

The Church of the Good Shepherd opened its new food pantry Thursday, Dec. 8.

The Shepherd’s Cupboard is located at the corner of Church and McCoy Streets in Savona and will serve the needs of residents in the Campbell-Savona school districts. The pantry will be open from 3-6 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.

Good Shepherd has already been in the food outreach business?handing out free food in conjunction with the Food Bank of the Southern Tier once a month and also offering a free, hot dinner on third Sunday evenings. The Shepherd’s Cupboard appreciates donations and has been the recipient of donations from the CampbellSavona Central School District, as well as individuals and local churches. For information about the Cupboard, call Celin Wood at 936-4516.