2023

Our Lady’s Pantry thanks Christina’s Smile for gift of $30,000 for food!

in 2023

“Our Lady’s Pantry is beginning its 25th year of fighting hunger in Wimauma and surrounding towns,” says director Tom Bullaro. “That we have survived all these many years reflects the amazing ... Read More

Who comes to Our Lady’s Pantry?

in 2023

People come to the Pantry for so many reasons, says Tom Bullaro, who serves as co-director of the Pantry with his wife Anita.  Given that the couple have been working here since 2004, when they moved... Read More

The magic of new beginnings

in 2023

“Many people don’t know that Our Lady’s Pantry has been serving families for more than 20 years,” says Tom Bullaro, co-director of the Pantry with his wife Anita.  “But, in fact, we are ... Read More

Hospital food drive yields 2,000 pounds of food for Our Lady’s Pantry!

in 2023

“This food drive is a perfect reflection of the power of community,” says Tom Bullaro. Bullaro, who is director of Our Lady’s Pantry, says that the HCA Southshore Hospital has been hosting a ... Read More

Making Saturdays happen at Our Lady’s Pantry

in 2023

In a scattering of neighborhoods surrounding Wimauma, Pantry volunteers are awakening to a long morning of service. The earliest volunteers start arriving between 3:30 a.m. – 4 a.m.  The first to ... Read More

Donations down at Our Lady’s Pantry — Can you help?

in 2023

“First of all, many thanks to the community for supporting Our Lady’s Pantry all these many years,” says director Tom Bullaro.  “We will soon be starting our 25th year of service and could ... Read More

Passing it forward — just to give thanks!

in 2023

According to Feeding Tampa Bay, nearly 1 million people are struggling with food insecurity throughout Tampa Bay.  An estimated one in four children is impacted. These numbers are no surprise to Tom ... Read More

Pantry help desperately needed on Tuesday and Friday mornings

in 2023

“We especially need men who can lift these heavy boxes of food,” says Tom Bullaro, director of Our Lady's Pantry. “While our trucks are on the road picking up food almost every day of the week, ... Read More

The gift of time — from the SCC Women’s Club to Our Lady’s Pantry.  Thanks so much!

in 2023, Uncategorized

“For many years already the Sun City Center (SCC) Women’s Club has supported Our Lady’s Pantry with periodic food drives and spontaneous gifts of food,” says director Tom Bullaro.  “But ... Read More

Behind the scenes at Our Lady’s Pantry

in 2023

Our Lady’s Pantry is a small food pantry in Wimauma with a big heart and hundreds of clients.  Despite the Pantry’s limited space, volunteers distributed a stunning 1,800,000 pounds (roughly 900 ... Read More