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The Riverwest Public House is reflecting their cooperative values in a pop-up food pantry. (PHOTO: Riverwest Public House)

Riverwest Public House assists community with pop-up food pantry

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Riverwest Public House, the cooperative bar and gathering place at 815 E. Locust St., has turned their focus to assisting the community through a pop-up food pantry.

"As we are currently unable to operate as a bar, we have been thinking of ways to remain connected to our beloved community," noted a Facebook post on the initiative, which builds on one of the primary principles of the cooperative model: concern for community.

The pop-up food pantry will operate in front of the Riverwest Public House on Sundays and Mondays from noon to 6 p.m., offering donated provisions – including bread, dairy products, produce and select other items – for community members in need.

Community members who would like to donate items to the pantry should send a direct message to Riverwest Public House on Facebook.


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