CrossRoads provides approximately 451 senior meals per month, feeds approximately 900 people per month through our food pantry, and serves approximately 1,200 meals per month in our soup kitchen.
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Bill Miller, who is a volunteer with CrossRoads, unloads a pallet of food onto a dolly as he and other volunteers transport a shipment of food into the service organization’s offices in the basement of New Life Baptist church on Thursday. CrossRoads is defined on its website (www.crossroadsowensboro.org) as a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation, created to establish an interdependent network of individuals and organizations working together to combat poverty and homelessness in Daviess County. Michele Ison, executive director of CrossRoads, said CrossRoads leases space in the church’s basement at 400 Crabtree Ave. Crossroads offers various programs including a food pantry, a soup kitchen and a clothes closet for both adults and children, Carol Ranburger, the manager of the food pantry, said on Thursday. She estimated the shipment of food the pantry received contained about 3,000 pounds of food. “Normally we serve 250 families a month”, Ranburger said. “On the day that food comes, we expect about 80 families” to stop by the food pantry, she said. The food delivered on Thursday came from the Tri-State Food Bank, which serves 33 counties in Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana.
Jenny Sevcik, Messenger-Inquirier