5 results for month: 04/2021

Meals From The Market Starts Up Again this Saturday

Those interested in volunteering with Meals From The Market can sign up online at dmarcunited.org/volunteer.

Join DMARC for Our Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 20, 6:00-7:00pm via Zoom You're invited! Join DMARC for a virtual annual meeting on Thursday, May 20, 6:00-7:00pm. Learn more about our work over the past year and how we adapted and stayed flexible in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear from DMARC staff, pantry partners, faith communities, and volunteers. Receive an update on our advocacy and interfaith efforts. Help us recognize our outstanding volunteer of the year and outgoing board leadership. Find out more about how you can stay involved in our work. DMARC has moved away from our biannual delegate assemblies in favor of an annual meeting where all partners ...

Commemorating 45 Years of the DMARC Food Pantry Network

We have grown to occupy 9,000 square feet of warehouse space with pallet racking and walk-in coolers and freezers, employ a staff of 17 people, manage a fleet of six vehicles, and assist over 58,000 unique individuals on an annual basis. Whenever our community has faced a crisis, DMARC has stayed flexible and risen to the challenge to provide food in innovative new ways, from the gas crisis of the 1980's, to the flood of 1993, to the Great Recession, and most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic. Food insecurity does not only exist during these crises, however, and we have seen the need for food pantries steadily rise even in times of "plenty." We ...

Staff Spotlight: Patrick Minor

What drew you to DMARC originally, and how has it changed since then? Originally, DMARC moved into the building next to my apartment. I had never heard of the organization before. I was working as a regional minister for young adults in my church, until the position lost its funding. Then, a neighbor at the time, John Robinson, the former Red Barrel coordinator, posted a job listing for a warehouse associate at DMARC. I started researching the organization and was amazed to discover the amazing work that was happening just across the street from me. As a minister and someone whom had previously worked with and volunteered for other food pantries ...

Volunteer Spotlight: Jerry Wylie

Why should others consider volunteering with DMARC? It's an easy way to help others in need while getting some exercise and spending time with family or friends. Interested in learning more about how you can volunteer your time and talents with DMARC? Visit our Volunteer page or contact Volunteer and Outreach Manager Nisha Kishor at nkishor@dmarcunited.org.