Food Pantry

Thank You, Walmart!

The Walmart Foundation and the South Carolina State Giving Advisory Council awarded United Ministries a $27,000 grant to support food assistance and operating costs in 2017.  This local grant award is part of the Walmart Foundation’s mission to fight hunger and improve nutrition, create economic opportunities, and strengthen communities. In Greenville County, 15% of the…
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United Ministries Celebrates Food Pantry Renovation

Representatives from Leadership Greenville Class 41 and the Graham Foundation gathered with staff and volunteers of United Ministries on Thursday morning to mark the renovation of United Ministries’ food pantry and the program’s transition to a client-choice model.   “Our approach to food distribution has been limited by our physical space. We are excited to…
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Moving Day and Demolition – Client Choice Food Pantry

The Client Choice Food Pantry project is underway! On a beautiful Friday afternoon, members of Leadership Greenville 41 helped us to move items from our food pantry into temporary storage at the Place of Hope.  This morning, team members from Harper Corporation began demolition. “This is all very exciting, especially the expansion of the pantry…
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Client Choice Food Pantry Model Returns Dignity to Those Seeking Assistance

In partnership with Leadership Greenville and Harper Corporation, we plan to overhaul our crisis food distribution by creating a client choice food pantry. The new client choice food pantry model will return dignity to those seeking assistance by giving them the ability to choose food items that fit their families’ needs. In the old system,…
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