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Category Archives: Volunteers

“If They Couldn’t Come Here, I Worry They Wouldn’t Eat”, Volunteer Sissy Poland

  Sissy Poland did not hesitate when asked why she volunteers for Loaves & Fishes’ pantry at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church. “Food is important to everyone, I see it as a great human need. If they couldn’t come here I worry they wouldn’t eat. She especially worries about children and seniors, those who are most […]

A Volunteer For Life

Every Wednesday morning, Sue Gooley arises at 6:30 a.m., hops in the shower, has breakfast, and arrives at the Holy Comforter pantry by 8:50. She sweeps the floor of the entire work area, then hustles around doing whatever needs to be done. Gooley is 94 years old. She looks 20 years younger, is full of […]

Celebrating 30 Years Together

On a recent spring morning, as four volunteers from Statesville Ave. Presbyterian gathered to reminisce about the last 30 years, they couldn’t help but smile.  Grace Atkinson, Sarah Houston, Grace Solomon and Charlotte Hampton have been volunteering together at the Statesville Avenue Presbyterian Loaves & Fishes pantry since it began in September of 1982. At […]