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This author minnies has created 20 entries.

05 Sep

On Any Given Day

It was a beautiful day and the staff members of Minnie’s Food Pantry were in a meeting when the telephone rang .  The woman on the phone  said ” I HAVEN’T EATEN IN FOUR DAYS.”   We stopped what we were doing and immediately took action.  How could someone living in Plano, Texas, one of the wealthiest cities in the United States, need a meal?   The answer is simple, it’s a person who is a senior citizen, a veteran, a single parent who is working or receiving disability but can’t...

30 Aug

(SOS) Saving Our Seniors

At Minnie’s Food Pantry we believe that everyone deserves a meal. That’s why we are partnered with Senior Assisted Living Centers as well to help make a difference in our community! With so many senior citizens on fixed incomes, unable to work & some with no family members to depend on, we are grateful to answer the call to service! Instead of the Seniors coming to us, we meet them where they are to provide meals to those in need!...

30 Aug

Toyota Partners with Minnie’s

Toyota slogan is Let’s Go Places and that’s exactly what happened.  Toyota sponsored an electric event  of fun family entertainment for everyone to enjoy.  North Texas families were invited to join Minnie’s Food Pantry for a night of fun and philanthropy at the Texas Legends basketball game. Toyota generously underwrote  the evening so that families could enjoy the event at no charge and learn more about how to help the hungry in our community. Attendees had the chance to hear...

30 Aug

Minnie’s Resale Boutique

MINNIE’S RESALE STORE HOURS:Wednesday – Saturday 10:00AM– 6:00PMWHEN DONATIONS ARE ACCEPTED:Wednesday-Saturday 10:00AM – 5:00PMYou can bring your donated goods to Minnie’s Food Pantry Resale Store located on the northeast corner of Parker Road & Independence Parkway, next door to the Texas Star Pharmacy:3033 W. Parker Rd., Suite 103, Plano, Texas 75023.Your donations can also be dropped in the purple donation bins; located in the front of Minnie’s Food Pantry suite 117 & located...

28 Aug

Celebrity Donations help Minnies Resale Boutique feed the hungry (Fox 4)

Minnie’s Resale Boutique is not your typical thrift store. It’s a place where shoppers can find a pair of Louis Vuittons at a fourth of the cost. We’re going to bring a little Hollywood to Plano, Texas,” said Cheryl “Action” Jackson. “These shoes scream ‘I gotta have them! Jackson is the driving force behind Minnie’s Food Pantry in Plano. The pantry is named after her beloved mother. Now she’s expanding the mission to feed the hungry with the resale shop. “Some prices could...

28 Aug

“HE IS A MARINE”

The past nine years has been extraordinary for Minnie’s Food Pantry.  Your generosity and unwavering support has demonstrated your deep commitment to our mission and has played a vital role in the lives of over 300,000 people.   As we began to prepare for the celebration on Saturday, I was asked to meet with Bob who serves at the Dallas Homeless VA and the meeting brought me to tears. Last year, we met Michael who literally begged me to provide meals for...

11 Oct

World Runs Out of Time

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11 Oct

We Hear Your Prayers

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