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The holiday season is a time to spend time with your close friends and family to share the love you have for one another. You are able to sit around the dinner table with your family members and enjoy a meal.


But every year on Thanksgiving, part of our Teton Valley community does not have the ability to be able to share food with their family members. The Teton Valley Food Pantry is committed to helping members of our community have the same opportunity to share a traditional Thanksgiving meal with those they love.


You can help a neighbor in need put a meal on the table this Thanksgiving and Holiday season. Your donation will allow us to feed the children, adults and seniors who come to the Food Pantry every week and want to sit down to eat with their families over the holidays.


Teton Valley Food Pantry is a largely volunteer-driven organization. That means your donation has a big impact on feeding people in their time of greatest need. The Holiday season is the time when the Food Pantry has more visitors than any other time of year.


We ask you to please consider a Thanksgiving or Holiday donation to support your neighbors in need this season. You may donate by mail or through our website www.tvfoodpantry.com.


Thank you for your consideration,


Deb Adams, President

Elaine Moehring, Vice President

Lisa Wagener, Treasurer

Monica Hoth, Secretary

Paul Kelly

Ryan Kunz

Bob Copyak

Gabby Hermosillo

Anne Fortier


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Teton Valley Food Pantry would like to thank the community for attending our first ever Party for the Pantry. We were able to raise over $7,900 to help feed people in need in our community.

We appreciate our title sponsors: Alliance Title, Fall River, First American Title, O’Reilly Auto Parts, O’Rourke’s Restaurant, Standard Plumbing/True Value, and Valley Lumber.

Many thanks go to the all the local businesses who donated silent auction items: Teton Pines, Snake River Sporting Club, Teton Springs, Teton Reserve, Teton Links, Teton Valley Lodge, Cosmic Apple, MD Nursery, 460 Bread, Yostmark, Barrels and Bins, Victor Emporium, Festive Living, Moonshine Liquor, Liquor Market, Guchiebirds, Peaked Sports, Teton Arts, Mountain Mitts and Victor Valley Market.  We want to send a shout out for the great music by Karee Miller Band.

Last but not least, we thank all the folks who came to purchase tickets, make donations and bid on auction items.

We are honored to count all of you as partners in our effort to feed those in need and lead the community to end hunger.


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Packing up and moving the entire Teton Valley Food Pantry operation was no small task, but enough volunteers pitched in to get it done in one day. Courtesy Photo/Jerry Lucey

As Posted in the Teton Valley News ~ Julia Tellman Nov 1, 2018 HERE


The Teton Valley Food Pantry moved to a larger location just in time for the Boy Scout food drive, which brought in 4,600 pounds of food.


Sharon Froberg, the pantry coordinator, thought with the help of volunteers that it would take three Saturdays to move all the food, shelving, refrigerators, and supplies from the old location on First Street to the new Trailhead Building north of Driggs. They started moving on Oct. 20, and it ended up only taking one day.

“That wasn’t the original plan,” Froberg said. “But we had so much help from the community.”


The new pantry is 400 square feet larger than the old one, which is good news as volunteers spent Saturday organizing the wealth of food brought in by Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts who had fanned out through the valley and collected food. Froberg said the drive is always big, but this year’s bounty was even bigger than usual. Food trickles in through the week and she’s sure the pantry will hit 5,000 pounds of food by the weekend.


“The people in this valley are amazing,” she said with feeling.


The pantry is now located in the same building as the Community Resource Center and the Hispanic Resource Center, which Froberg said is ideal. Even when pantry workers can’t respond in time to a client with a food emergency, employees from the CRC or HRC can help out.


“It’s great having these nonprofits close together,” Froberg said. “The more we can coordinate our services, the better.”


The last few organizational elements are still falling into place. Froberg is bringing another heavy duty shelving unit from her house, and the Teton Valley Hospital is donating another refrigerator, which is necessary especially in the summer when Cosmic Apple donates an impressive three shares per week of organic produce to the pantry.


Food drop bins for non-perishable foods are located at Broulim’s, Victor Valley Market, Barrels & Bins and at the pantry. Perishable foods may be dropped off on Tuesdays from 12 to 1 pm. Food distributions happen on the first and third Wednesday of every month, and senior distributions happen on the first Tuesday. The mobile food pantry is at the Driggs LDS Stake Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month.


The details are being ironed out, but clients and donors can expect extended hours at the pantry in the future. Visit www.tvfoodpantry.com for more information.