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Help House News: Food pantry and store operate with safety guidelines

Help House, Lyndon, continues to operate under guidelines to keep visitors and volunteers safe. Appointments are required for the food pantry and shopping, and also for donation drop offs. Two bags and two boxes are the limit on donations.

Two adults can now shop inside for each appointment. Masks are required and temperatures are now checked at the door. Hand sanitizer and gloves are provided inside.

To schedule an appointment for the pantry, shopping or donating, call Help House at 785-828-4888, 4-7 p.m. Monday, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday to Friday.

School supplies will be available by appointment also, during the week of Aug. 17-21, 2020, for students who will not be receiving supplies from their school districts. Please call Help House to schedule an appointment.

Upcoming mobile pantries times, dates and locations are:

  • Carbondale – 12–1 p.m. Aug. 11, Carbondale Church of Christian Fellowship
  • Burlingame – 10-11 a.m. Aug. 20, The Federated Church
  • Melvern – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Aug. 20, Melvern Community Center
  • Osage City – 10-11 a.m. Aug. 20, Osage City Community Building
  • Lyndon – 12-1 p.m. Aug. 21, Lyndon Jones Park

For more information, contact Help House at 785-828-4888,, or 131 W. 15th St., Lyndon, Kan.

Information thanks to Raylene Quaney, Help House.

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