SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry is in need of volunteers to help distribute food from their location inside the First Presbyterian Church on Main Street.

Valerie Macchio, the volunteer coordinator said they need help on Sunday, December 15 from 12:30 until around 2 p.m. to help move food from the storage room to a distribution room.

Additional volunteer are needed on Monday, December 16 to help pack the more than 800 bags of food for the Christmas food giveaway scheduled for  December 17,18 and 19.

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“If you can spare an hour or two it will help us tremendously,” Macchio said. “We understand this is a very busy time of year and we all have had a very difficult last few days with the storm  but please consider offering to help for an hour or two.”

The food pantry is located at 32 Main Street in Sparta.