2021

Our Lady’s Pantry needs a new refrigerated truck!  Can you help?

in 2021

Ronda O’Farrell is one of six volunteers recently recruited by the Pantry to write grant applications to philanthropic groups requesting monies toward this truck.  She thought first, however, to ... Read More

Our Lady’s Pantry receives $3,000 gift from Publix Super Market Charities!

in 2021

“For many years, Publix has been a key supporter of Our Lady’s Pantry,” says director Tom Bullaro.  “We have just learned from Kelly Williams-Puccio, executive director of Publix Charities, ... Read More

Young helpers seriously needed at Our Lady’s Pantry

in 2021

“We are desperate for some young retirees to help unload our trucks – most especially on Tuesday mornings,” says Pantry director Tom Bullaro.  “Too many of our volunteers are too old to do ... Read More

Our Lady’s Food Pantry Expands To Serve More People

in 2021

In:  Christian Voice ospreyobserver.com Kelly Wise Valdes It is estimated that there are more than 49,000 children who face food insecurity in Hillsborough County each year. Food ... Read More

Thank you, Redeemer Lutheran!

in 2021

Charles Dickens once said that “no one is useless in this world, who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.” “This is the sentiment behind the continuous donations of food and money that the... Read More

Seniors in Service — A great big thank you from Our Lady’s Pantry

in 2021

Our Lady’s Pantry, on U.S. 301 South, in Wimauma, has been putting food on the table of hundreds of men, women, and children every week for more than 20 years. “But it takes many hands to make ... Read More

The power of community continues . . .

in 2021

Many things have changed during the past year with the dark cloud of COVID hovering overhead.  What has not changed, however, is our community’s stunning effort to keep Pantry shelves bulging with ... Read More

Our Lady’s Pantry receives gift of $10,000 from the Tomiak Foundation!

in 2021

Pantry director Tom Bullaro had a surprise call one day from Susan Bailyn.  Susan and her husband, Dr. Arthur Bailyn, are on the Board of a philanthropic foundation in New York. “Susan wanted to ... Read More

Nativity Outreach Food Pantry and Food Bank

in 2021

Our Lady’s Pantry has stayed open during the Pandemic thanks to Feeding Tampa Bay, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, tremendous community support — “and Nativity Outreach in Brandon and ... Read More

Calling all communicators

in 2021

Our Lady’s Pantry is in need of additional persons to write grants.  Can you help? “Our donations are down,” says director Tom Bullaro, “but our needs are increasing.  Pandemic-related ... Read More