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Kenzie Hinson Named To Points Of Light Inspiration Honor Roll

Kenzie Hinson Named To Points Of Light Inspiration Honor Roll

A local youth is named to the 2021 Points of Light Inspiration Honor Roll.  Kenzie Hinson, founder and operator of the Make A Difference Food Pantry in Mount Olive, was named to this year’s prestigious list.  Since opening seven years ago, Hinson and her team have served over 6 million meals and over 700,000 pounds…read more »

Make A Difference Food Pantry To Host “Bunny Frenzy Drive-Thru”

Make A Difference Food Pantry To Host “Bunny Frenzy Drive-Thru”

Hop by the Make A Difference Food Pantry for a family-friendly Easter event this weekend. The Make A Difference Food Pantry in Mount Olive is holding a Bunny Frenzy Drive-Thru this Saturday, April 3rd from 1:30 – 3 PM. The event will feature a scavenger hunt, Easter eggs, and an appearance by the Easter bunny.read more »

Community Meals Available On MLK Day

Community Meals Available On MLK Day

The Make A Difference Food Pantry will be hosting a community feed on Monday, January 18, along with ten other area organizations.  Hot meals will be prepared and distributed from 11:30 AM – 1 PM through a drive thru at each site.  The sites participating in the meal distribution are: Make A Difference Food Pantry…read more »

Drive Thru Event Brings Christmas Cheer At MAD Pantry

Drive Thru Event Brings Christmas Cheer At MAD Pantry

Friday night, nearly 350 cars came to the Make A Difference Food Pantry Drive Thru Christmas Spirit Event. They were greeted by the Grinch, Scooby, Cindy Lou, Buddy the Elf, The Elf on The Shelf, Rudolph, Olaf, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, and Ana from Frozen.  Treats were provided for the kids. Along with lifting spirits, the MAD…read more »

Make A Difference Food Pantry Continues Mission During Holidays

Make A Difference Food Pantry Continues Mission During Holidays

The Make A Difference Food Pantry is staying busy with just over one week to go until Christmas. Kenzie Hinson is the owner and operator of the Make A Difference Food Pantry in Mount Olive. She appeared on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits 1150 and 98.3. Hinson says a free drive thru…read more »

Christmas Fun This Friday At Make A Difference Food Pantry

Christmas Fun This Friday At Make A Difference Food Pantry

Join the volunteers at the Make A Difference Food Pantry in Mount Olive for a drive thru Christmas experience!  Attendees can enjoy the Christmas scenes from the warmth and safety of their vehicle this Friday, December 4, from 5:30 – 7 PM.  There will be favors and snacks for the kids, and special appearances by…read more »

DELICIOUS: Food Pantry Hosts Pie Baking Contest (PHOTO GALLERY)

DELICIOUS: Food Pantry Hosts Pie Baking Contest (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Make A Difference Food Pantry in Mount Olive held its pie baking contest Saturday morning. Due to social distancing measure, the contestants baked their pies at home and then dropped them off at the pantry. There were a total of 16 pies entered in the contest. The five judges were brought in one or…read more »

Food Pantry Hosts Trunk-Or-Treat (PHOTO GALLERY)

Food Pantry Hosts Trunk-Or-Treat (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Make A Different Food Pantry in Mount Olive hosted a drive thru Trunk-or-Treat late Friday afternoon. The turnout was great, with traffic lining up on Breazeale Ave waiting to take their children through the line. Volunteers were dressed up in their costumes.  They waited by the building to pass out goodies to the children.read more »

Potters Baseball Lends A Helping Hand (PHOTO GALLERY)

Potters Baseball Lends A Helping Hand (PHOTO GALLERY)

Saturday morning, you may have noticed construction work going on near the Make A Difference Food Pantry as members of the Potters Baseball Team came to Mount Olive to lend a helping hand around town. Due to COVID-19, only seven members of the team were allowed to come with several of their coaches. The seven…read more »

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