Table of Grace need public’s help matching $20,000 grant

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SIDNEY, Neb. Bell Pole and Lumber is matching Table of Grace’s grant amount for $20,000.

Table of Grace has provided over 51,414 meals in 2018. They have until December 31st to match the grant amount. (Brian Sherrod, KNEP)

So far, they have raised $1,500.

Table of Grace needs your help raising the funds by December 31st.

Bell Pole and Lumber is one of Table of Grace’s biggest contributors when it comes to grants.

Without this grant, Table of Grace would not be able to operate.

They receive donations of dairy, produce, bread and grocery items through Safeway and Walmart.

In 2018, they have received and distributed 61,697 pounds of food. This number only includes the food ordered from the Foodbank in Omaha and ones donated by Walmart.

With the food, they provided over 51,414 meals in 2018.

Currently, in Sidney alone, Table of Grace has 362 households registered with a total of 715 individuals, of which 242 are children under the age of 19.

At each pantry this number continues to grow.

They also have a pantry in Oshkosh, where they feed between 35-50 households monthly.

Table of Grace Food Pantry is also partnering with Julie Matthews, Avon Independent Sales Representative, through December 20th in raising funds to match the Bell Lumber Pole $20,000 grant challenge.

Checks can be mailed to Table of Grace at 1444 Jackson Street in Sidney. Mark memo on the check as matching grant.

You can also donate on this website; https://www.avon.com/fundraiser/tableofgrace