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Pantry Volunteer Spotlight: Rex Masters

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by Food Panty Director Rachel Fischbein

Rex Masters has been a volunteer at Crossroads since 2003. He came to us through his wife Sheila, who in October 2003 came to our open house and thought this would be a good place for her then boy friend Rex to do something useful. Sure enough about a week later she showed up with a tough looking guy in tow who wasn’t all that crazy about this volunteering idea. But he humored us and agreed to give it a try. To make a long story short, the man is still with us and loves it. He claims that it was through Crossroads that he gave up his bad habits of doing drugs and other stuff one shouldn’t do. He went back to school, graduated in psychology and is yet on to another degree into the non- profit world for a MACL (masters in arts of community leadership). We are truly happy to have him around and value his friend ship. Thanks, Rex, you are a great chap.


Remembering Karol Silleto

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The director of our thrft store, KC Owens, wrote this poem to express her feelings about Karol Sillito, a long time volunteer who has passed away. We are so grateful for all of the amazing peope who volunteer at our food pantry and thrift store.  

Karoll Silleto

Learn about grassroots grant program from the Presbyterian Church

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On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, from 5:30-7:30 PM, we will be hosting a workshop on the Self Development of People grant program of the Presbyterian Church. USA, in our food pantry.  This grassroots grant program has helped numerous grassroots, anti-poverty, programs in Utah over the years.    SDOP

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Salt Lake City, UT  84111
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ANTI-HUNGER ACTION COMMITTEE AHAC organizes food pantry clients and volunteers to make life better for low income people in Utah.
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