Celebrating our veterans: Special recognition planned at Heart, Love & Soulby jmaloni
Heart Love & Soul Food Pantry & Dining Room, 939 Ontario Ave., Niagara Falls, will hold a special lunchtime program to honor veterans on Mon., Nov. 11, at 11:45 a.m. Niagara University Junior ROTC will be on hand to present the colors after which veterans will be called forward to be honored. Each veteran who is a regular guest at Heart, Love & Soul will receive a gift bag thanking them for their service to this country.
In existence since 1982, Heart, Love & Soul is a food pantry and dining room providing breakfast and lunch daily, and emergency food through the pantry for the guests it serves in ZIP code 14305. Other services for guests include assistance from a nurse and social worker, haircuts, fitness classes for adults, and summer camp opportunities for children. Volunteers are a major component of making services available, working closely with staff and the board of directors.