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ANNUAL REPORT

Date:  12/31/2015
 
DIRECTOR: MAROLYN HESTER
 
A.  Center Mission
To secure and distribute a regular source of donated and purchased food to the needy residents of the Nettleton School District of Monroe, & Lee Counties; the Shannon School District; the Verona School District; and the Plantersville School District with emphasis on families with children, families in crisis, and the elderly under the USDA guidelines.  As Christ is our example of feeding the multitudes, so we would share in this ministry of doing away with hunger in our community.  The Nettleton Food Pantry is an organization responding to the gospel imperative: 'In so far as you did it to one of the least of these brothers and sisters of Mine, you did it ot Me' (Matthew 25:40).
 
B.    Summary of Past Year's Accomplishments
During 2015 we served 8,221 families totaling 15,894 individuals; which averaged 685 families and 1,325 people per month.  We spent $69,630.37 in 2015.  We received 187,572 pounds of food from Mid South Food Bank in Memphis at a cost of $.14 per pound plus delivery fees.  We received 519,968 pounds of food from Wal-Mart, Sam's, Kroger, and food drives at no cost to us.  We averaged spending $8.47 per family (each family received 86 lbs. each  month).
 
C.    Roster of the Board of Directors   (All board members are elected for one-year terms.)

Marolyn Hester, Director
Jim Long, Board President
Sandra Young, Board Vice President
Jamie Cheek, Board Secretary
Carolyn Holley, Treasurer

Additional Board Members  Doris Causey, Doug Clark, Durell Hall, Ellen Hall, Pat Hall, Nolan Hamilton, Pat Hamilton, Sandra Harlow, Joe Hester, Jack Inmon, Sykes Lagrone, Minnie Leeper, Betty Long, David Long, Kay Patterson,  Doris Presley, Truman Presley, Melinda Wells, Tanya White, Annette Whitlock, Angie Wright, Larry Yeager, Tina Yeager, Jimmy Young, Gee Coggin (Emeritus) and Emily Patterson (Emeritus)
 
D.    Financial Information   
  1. Total income in 2015
  2.     $73,868
        2. Total Expenses in 2015
                 $ 78,321

        3.    Total Net Ending Assets
                    $314,163
 
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