A Family

The snow is falling outside the doors of our pantries but there are families arriving in thin jackets, sandals with socks. For some of them

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Making Connections

In a post pandemic world – where the world is both connected through media like Zoom and feeling isolated at the same time. We need

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What do we do now?

If we are to answer the question of “what do we do now?”, we have to first know what story we are living in. In

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The Scars of Hunger

Hunger leaves many scars in the lives it touches. Not just physically–no, hunger leaves emotional and spiritual scars. Scars that are not easily healed, even

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Being Known

Every Tuesday morning, I pick up items from our Despensa de la Paz food pantry for our sister organization, StreetLife Communities, a homeless outreach program

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Heart Work

Katrina Ramsey is the Volunteer and Outreach Manager for Friedens and our partner organization, StreetLife Communities. She’s worked with our organization for two years, and

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Volunteer with gift bags

Christmas Reflections

Our food pantry was open on Christmas morning. We didn’t expect as many clients as a normal week but we were there to serve whoever

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Food Justice IS Racial Justice

Joint Statement issued by Friedens’ Executive, Staff, and Board members: At Frieden’s Community Pantries, we are striving to understand our role in both the unjust

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Despensa Morning Crew

Our Despensa de la Paz pantry would be nothing without our morning crew. Self-dubbed “The Three Musketeers,” Lonnie, Jimmy, and Brian are at the very

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An collage of Friedens' volunteers and staff

Happy Thanksgiving!

Friedens Community Ministries would like to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all of our volunteers, staff, community partners, and everyone who has kept Friedens running

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Friedens Pantries exists because of the support of our neighbors

With multiple food distribution programs that distribute more than 1.3 million pounds of food to our neighbors each year and wrap-around support that helps clients achieve a sense of belonging and empowerment, Friedens Pantries aims to end hunger and create a safe space for all. Make your impact today!