2020

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

News — Our Lady's Pantry

in 2020

Did you know Our Lady’s Pantry has a Web site?  You may wish to check it out for current news.  Then read something of our history, when you have time.  Our stories date all the way back to 2014 ... Read More

What the Next Door App — and committed volunteers — can achieve!

in 2020

Earlier this year, a Grandmother from Valencia Lakes had the idea to request food for Our Lady’s Pantry through her Next Door App.  She put a bucket on her driveway and was stunned by the immediate... Read More

A non-traditional Thanksgiving Food Drive

in 2020

According to Feeding Tampa Bay, low-income households are still feeling the hardship caused by the coronavirus, having to choose between basic needs like rent, mortgage, healthcare, and putting meals ... Read More