St. Stephen’s Food Pantry will participate in Project Bread’s 54th annual Walk for Hunger, which takes place on May 1. Run by St. Stephen’s Memorial Episcopal Church, St. Stephen’s Food Pantry provides food to people in need in Lynn and surrounding communities.
“During the pandemic, we have seen double the need in our community, as we served just over 3,000 households in 2019 and nearly 6,300 households in 2021. Our clients are a diverse community of people, many of whom hail from Central America, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Russia, and India, and may not know or feel comfortable accessing nutrition resources available to them. We work to build their trust and not only fulfill their need of accessing food right now, but also work to ensure that other needs are met, including housing and clothing,” said the Rev. Gregory Perez.