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Pictured, from left: Niagara Falls Lion Ezra Scott, Immediate Past District Gov. Regina Cecconi, Lewiston Lions President Carissa Cecconi, Word of Life Ministries food pantry volunteers Yolanda Porter and Carol Scott, and Bishop Jesse Scott.
Pictured, from left: Niagara Falls Lion Ezra Scott, Immediate Past District Gov. Regina Cecconi, Lewiston Lions President Carissa Cecconi, Word of Life Ministries food pantry volunteers Yolanda Porter and Carol Scott, and Bishop Jesse Scott.

Lewiston Lions donate to local food pantry, hosting PB&J drive

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Thu, Aug 6th 2020 11:55 am

By Immediate Past District Gov. Regina Cecconi

The Lewiston Lions understands local food pantries are under tremendous pressure, with increased demand and decreased donations. The club was able to make donations to several food pantry locations during quarantine: Care-N-Share (Inter Community Services), Word of Life Ministries and the Magdalene Project. In addition to a monetary donation, 40 face masks were also donated to the Word of Life Ministries for distribution to those who may need one.

Local food pantries are finding it difficult to keep peanut butter, jelly and fluff on their shelves for families with children. To help with this shortage, the Lewiston Community Lions is holding a peanut butter and jelly and fluff drive from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, in front of Deal Realty, 451 Center St. There will also be a bin in front of the office for those individuals who are unable to stop by and donate at the drive. Any brand of peanut butter, alternative butter, jelly or fluff is much appreciated. Please stop by with your donation and help the Lions fight food insecurity.

For more information about the club, membership opportunities or how you can serve with the Lewiston Community Lions, please check out their Facebook page (Lewiston Lions) or call/text 716-246-1667.

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