Our Lady’s Pantry has a wish list.  Can you help?

in 2021

Needed: Strong backs to help load food into our clients’ cars on Saturday mornings. “If you can work between 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. that would be grand,” says director Tom Bullaro. Truck drivers... Read More

Our Lady’s Pantry thanks the Interfaith Council for generous $10,000 gift!

in 2021

“The Interfaith Council has been supporting Our Lady’s Pantry for many years, helping us to purchase our first truck in 2008, then funding many tons of food thereafter,” says director Tom ... Read More

Our Lady’s Pantry expanding service area — and registering new clients!

in 2021

For many years, Our Lady of Guadalupe Food Pantry has been a resource to clients in Balm, Wimauma, and Sun City Center.  “We are now in a position to serve clients in Ruskin, Apollo Beach, ... Read More

Not registered with Our Lady's Pantry

in 2021

“No worries,” says director Tom Bullaro.  “Come anyhow on Saturday morning between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  We can give you a big bag of food, plus extra bread, baked goods, and usually fresh... Read More

It takes a village

in 2021

“Thank you for your care of us,” says director Tom Bullaro.  “A special thanks to all our snowbirds who have done so much to lend a hand.  We shall miss you and look forward to seeing you ... Read More

Our Lady’s Pantry gets a new truck!

in 2021

Our Lady’s Pantry has had two trucks picking up food since 2016.  But did you notice that our smaller truck is not the same as the one on the road since 2008?  Instead, it is a newer model used ... Read More

HELP!  Our Lady’s Pantry short of volunteers

in 2021

Thanks to Feeding Tampa Bay and the generosity of so many food markets, the Pantry’s two trucks are on the road for hours on Tuesday and Friday morning picking up food. “That’s essentially ... Read More

Our Lady’s Pantry receives gift of $12,500 from Christina’s Smile!

in 2021

Most of the support for Our Lady’s Pantry comes from local individuals and groups, who know about the Pantry’s mission to help alleviate hunger among our neighbors, says director Tom Bullaro. ... Read More

The angels of Valencia Lakes — keeping hope alive

in 2021

Anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Inspired by Mead, The... Read More

Secret Santa visits Our Lady's Pantry 🌲

in 2020

"Everyone has been so good to us this year," says Pantry director Tom Bullaro.  "Just last week someone stopped by to hand me a check for $300 — designated specifically for toys for the children of... Read More