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Barb Food Mart awarded $14K for ‘Greatest Impact’

Food pantry recognized by 100+ Women Who Care organization

Barb Food Mart was awarded the Greatest Impact Award of $14,100 from 100+ Women Who Care at the May meeting. The checks were presented to the pantry on June 6. Pictured from left to right are BFM education director Nancy Partch, BFM on-site director Christine Holloway, Women Who Care board members Sally Stevens and Darla Massier, and BFM donations director Deborah Booth.
Barb Food Mart was awarded the Greatest Impact Award of $14,100 from 100+ Women Who Care at the May meeting. The checks were presented to the pantry on June 6. Pictured from left to right are BFM education director Nancy Partch, BFM on-site director Christine Holloway, Women Who Care board members Sally Stevens and Darla Massier, and BFM donations director Deborah Booth.

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.

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