DeKALB – Barb Food Mart has been recognized for its effect in the community by the DeKalb Chapter of Women Who Care.
The food mart was awarded the Greatest Impact Award and a $14,000 check from the 100+ Women Who Care foundation at their May meeting, and presented with a check June 6, according to a press release.
The Greatest Impact Award is given to the charity that receives the most votes from the foundation, the release shows.
The Barb Food Mart is a food pantry that serves families in DeKalb School District 428, and is open year-round on Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St.
The DeKalb Chapter of 100+ Women Who Care was founded in 2014 by Mary Beth Van Buer and has 141 members, according to the release.