Food pantry feeds hundreds in three-month period

SEARS — Volunteers at the Sears Food Pantry have served nearly 500 people, according to a quarterly report.

From July through September, the pantry served 137 families from Sears, Hersey, Evart, Lake and Marion, totaling 485 individuals.

Members of the pantry board said they are thankful for community individuals, churches and businesses who continue to support the cause. Those in need of temporary assistance are welcome.

Pantry meetings are open to the public at Sears United Methodist Church, located on U.S. 10 and 50th Avenue. For more information, call Gary Goodfellow at (231) 734-3347.