A group of volunteers from the Whiteside Senior Center Food Pantry accepted a Nutrition Environment Food Pantry Assessment Tool (NEFPAT) Gold award this month. The NEFPAT is implemented by University of Illinois Extension.
The award signifies that the pantry offers nutritious foods to participants and promotes dignity to pantry guests by allowing choices within food options. The pantry is located at 1207 W. Ninth Street in Sterling. For more information contact Marcia Cruse, Whiteside County Extension SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator at 815-632-3611.
Picture attached: The Whiteside County Senior Center Food Pantry crew; (l-r) Linda McCormick, Susie Welch, Yvonne Jones, Elvira Saucedo and Javier Gomez
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