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

New IRS Act re: donations to charity

in 2020

Did you know? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which passed on March 27, 2020, allows donations to charities — even if you don’t itemize deductions! A new ... Read More

Our Lady's Pantry gets a new truck.

in 2020

Thanks to a generous grant from the Interfaith Council a dozen years ago, Our Lady’s Pantry was able to purchase our first truck in which to collect food for our neighbors in need.  That truck has ... Read More

Has Our Lady’s Pantry helped you during the pandemic?

in 2020

2020 has been a year of unthinkable hardship for many men, women, and children.  Have you personally experienced some kind of trauma because of the coronavirus?  If yes, has Our Lady’s Pantry ... Read More

Our Lady's Pantry receives huge donation from the Sun City Center Woman's Club!

in 2020

Jeanne Naish from the GFWC Sun City Center Woman’s Club is handing a donation of $1,176 to Anita and Tom Bullaro.  These monies were donated by a generous community at the recent food drive ... Read More

Urgent:  Strong men needed

in 2020

When:  Tuesdays and Fridays – From 8:30 a.m. Why:    To unpack food trucks. Where:  Our Lady’s Pantry. “We are desperate for more men to help unload our trucks when they come in from Feeding... Read More

The multiplication of the loaves and fishes — SCC style!

in 2020

“One reason Our Lady’s Pantry has been able to remain open throughout the Pandemic is because of the generosity of this community,” says director Tom Bullaro. “Most recently, we have been the ... Read More