The Emery County Food Bank is in need of donations during the Christmas season. The food bank is located in Castle Dale and serves around 150 to 175 Emery County families each month. They will gladly accept monetary donations as well as food donations. Canned or boxed food, pasta, turkey and ham are some of the things that are most needed, but anything is welcome.
The Emery County Food Bank relies heavily on donations from people in the area. Donations made directly to the food bank stays in the county. “When you donate to the food bank, you are helping your neighbors,” said food bank manager Cathy Thomas.
Heating Assistance is also available for those who qualify. The program runs through the end of April and is still available for those in need.
Donations are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For assistance, call the food bank directly at (435) 381-5410.
The hours for heating assistance are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The hours for food assistance are Tuesday through Thursday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.