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DIRECTORS:  JOSH HARVEY, DAVID O’SHIELDS, WADE RODDY, & STUART LIDDELL 

 

 

Times & Location

Entrance FAR REAR OF THE NEW CHURCH WING

Hours: Due to Covid Pandemic, attending our pantry is currently by appointment. Appointments are available at 8:00, 8:30, & 9:00 am each Saturday. Occasionally, the pantry will be closed due to holiday schedule. 

 

Appointments: Appointments can be scheduled by calling the church office (864-895-1510) during regular hours, Monday through Friday. Appointments can also be scheduled by attending the pantry the first time and receiving an appointment for future visits. Clients with previous appointments should bring with them their appointment sheets and honor the time slot given. 

 

How it works: Upon an initial visit and registration, a pantry guest is then considered a “pantry client”. Initial visit and registration require providing requested information and completion of the WBC Intake Form. A valid picture identification is required. Food parcels are distributed based on registered household information and family household size. Clients are invited to attend a short devotion time. Food parcels are bagged and handed to clients and/or displayed on tables with instructions on number of selections based on available inventory. Pick up of food parcels for another household is available only one time each month if presented with acceptable picture ID of the registered head of household. 

 

Our staff will be readily available to answer any questions you may have about accepting Christ as your Savior and Lord and questions about our ministry and church beliefs and activities. We invite all our clients to attend all our church activities relative to their age group. 

 

WBC reserves all rights relative to church properties, functions, ministries, and membership. As such, WBC may refuse admittance to the Food Pantry to any individual based upon security risk, behavioral issues, system abuse and non-compliance to Food Pantry qualifications. Any individual disallowed admittance to the Food Pantry may reapply for admittance by letter to the church leadership after a 90-day suspension. 

 

 

For I was hungred, and you gave me meat: I was thirsty, and you gave me drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in: naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Matthew 25:35-36 KJV 

 

 

General Rules 

  • Please observe that WBC is a tobacco, alcohol & drug free campus. 
  • Please park in designated spaces and help keep our campus clean by taking any trash with you or placing in proper receptacles. 
  • Clients arriving late for their appointments and after program has started will be asked to wait until the next appointment time slot. This should always be less than a 20-minute wait time. 
  • Clients are asked to silence cell phones and electronic games. 
  • Parents are responsible to ensure their children’s behavior is appropriate for the setting. 
  • Limit and temper your conversation while on campus and be quiet during the devotional/program time. 
  • Clients will be served on a first come first serve basis within each appointment time slot to the best of our ability. Those without appointments or without their appointment sheet may experience a slight delay. 
  • Clients should not break in line; should not complain about the quantity, type or brand of food provided; should be courteous to all workers; should follow the directions of all pantry staff; and should honor our campus by taking good care of the facilities. 
  • Due to Covid Pandemic, clients are asked to follow WBC & CDC posted guidelines: 
    • Please stay in your car until you see pantry doors open and after all other clients stop coming out of the building. 
    • Please stay at least six feet from other clients (social distancing). 
    • Please wear a face mask. 
    • Do not bring food or drinks into the building. 
    • Please sit in devotion room in designated chairs. Do not move chairs from their designated positions. 
    • After the brief devotion, show your appointment sheet to the pantry workers to obtain your food. 
    • Please return to your car promptly after receiving your food so our next group can assemble. 
    • If you feel sick, please stay at home. 

 

 

Other Info

WBC Food Pantry is an agency of the Harvest Hope Food Pantry and thus must also follow their guidelines of operation. 

 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) 

 

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, and American Sign Language) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 

 

To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online  or by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by mail: 

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or  fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442;  email: program.intake@usda.gov.  

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider .

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