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Annual closing breakfast warms hearts

Two separate fundraisers for The Community Pantry will be part of the Red Rock Balloon Rally this year.

The Community Pantry will cater their annual breakfast for the ballooning family on Dec. 8 at Red Rock Park.  Even as you read this, the Community Pantry staff members and volunteers are preparing for the big spread.

During the Balloonminaria at Rio West mall Dec. 8, volunteers from the Community Pantry will be moving amongst the crowd in purple hoodies and yellow vests (see picture on bottom right) selling hot chocolate packets for $3 apiece.  Each packet contains a cup, hot chocolate, marshmallows and a candy cane stick stirrer.

Each year, the Balloon Rally Association helps the Community Pantry with funding by partnering with them. The ballooning family from all over the U.S. has always been a great supporter of the Community Pantry and its mission.

By Alice Perez, 
Executive Director, Community Pantry