Serve Denton and the Argyle Young Men’s Service League have helped install eleven Little Free Pantries in Denton County over the past two months.
Back in September 2016, Serve Denton helped the Little Free Pantry (LFP) project make its way to Denton.
The project is a full-circle community effort to help those who aren’t able to easily meet everyday food and personal needs. People can approach the LFP at anytime of day to take anything they need or leave helpful items.
“The Little Free Pantry in front of the Serve Denton office is constantly being restocked. We go out there during the week, and it is completely empty a day or two later,” said Brooke Hawkins, Serve Denton Communication Program Manager.
The project has expanded to Lewisville, because of Frank Vaughn. He decided to sign up because he lives close to the Salvation Army and already has a Little Free Library on his lawn.
One family who lives on a road in a low-income area saw the story on FOX 4 News. They didn’t have much money to give but decided they could join the effort by putting one in front of their business to help make a difference.
Businesses, nonprofits, churches and community members can sign up to host a LFP on their property. If people are unable to host one, they can still join the project by stocking any of the currently installed pantries. A list of pantries can be found here.