Food bank to open Thursday

CATAWISSA - The Food for Friends Food Bank will be open from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Catawissa First United Methodist Church, 228 South St. Everyone living in the Southern Columbia School District who needs food is encouraged to attend. Proof of residency, such as an electric bill, is required.

MC Township distributing food

ATLAS - The Mount Carmel Township food pantry will have its monthly distribution from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the township complex. Residents in Atlas, Diamondtown, Strong, Locust Gap, Connorsville, Dooleyville and Beaverdale who signed up previously are eligible.

Sign up for Mount Carmel food pantry

MOUNT CARMEL - Mount Carmel Borough food pantry sign up sheets are available now for the 2014-15 year. Any borough resident wishing to sign up can stop by the Notary Shop, 215 S. Oak St., from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

This is an open enrollment for borough residents including those who have signed in past and those who get their food picked up from someone else or have it delivered. For more information, call 570-339-3669.