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                [emailed to Nancy Leggett with photo for her to distribute to local media]

For more information, contact
Marcia Wells, VP Communications
901-527-0841
mwells@midsouthfoodbank.org
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                           Moscow Community Food Pantry Recognized
                      for Outstanding Performance by Mid-South Food Bank

September 15, 2011 (Memphis, TN) – Moscow Community Food Pantry was recognized
recently with Mid-South Food Bank's Outstanding Performance award at their 2011 agency
conference. Moscow Community Food Pantry provides food to hungry and needy people in
Fayette County and also works with clients to help those in need access available resources. On
the fourth Monday of the month, Moscow Food Pantry hosts Mid-South Food Bank's mobile
pantry, which brings one or more truckloads of perishable and non-perishable food and other
groceries to Moscow United Methodist Church for same-day distribution to more than 200
qualified families.


Moscow Community Food Pantry is supported by 15 area churches and has more than 110 local
volunteers. Seven local schools support the Pantry with food drives as well as local businesses
and the annual postal service Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Nancy Leggett is the program
director and Mike Jaeger coordinates the mobile pantry.


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Moscow Community Food Pantry director Nancy Leggett accepts the Outstanding Performance
Award from Mid-South Food Bank from Tonya Bradley, Mid-South Food Bank vice president of
programs.

				
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