Church of the Ascension
The Church of the Ascension Food Pantry began in 2014 when the youth of the Religious Education Program decided to collect food in a parish and school-wide food drive. Its mission is to assist the needy of the community, with an emphasis on offering food, friendship, education, and dignity. It is an on the ground pantry supported by many community-based organizations that serves as many as 400 families per week.
Recent Grants Awarded
- The CCS grant will help to expand and sustain the existing pantry, increase food distribution, and serve more of the working poor in the community.
- The CCS grant will enable the Ascension Food Pantry to continue the work of serving those who are hungry, homebound, insecure, or hurting.
- The CCS grant will support the Church of Ascension weekly food distribution program.