Champlain Valley Educational Services students sold soup and cookies during the holiday season to raise money for the Moriah Food Pantry. Students taking part included Lorrie Carron, Mike Ennengna, Jen Tefoe and Austin Stevens of Crown Point; Bethany Simard, Dakota Cutting and Matt Aube of Moriah; Dustin Woodard of Schroon Lake; and Casey Hargett and Eric Morin of Ticonderoga.
continued Last year the pantry served about 1,000 families regularly. This year Morse said the demand for assistance has risen about 25 percent, and money available has dropped significantly.
The food pantry is open once a week, every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon. Anyone interested in receiving aid from the pantry should show proof of residency.
To make a donation to the Moriah Food Pantry, checks can be sent or dropped off at the town hall, 14 Park Place, Port Henry 12974. To learn more about making a donation to the Moriah Food Pantry for for information on receiving aid call Diane Redman 546-3378.