Regular Events:
   May 17, 2015  Pantry Open House 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Mark your calendars for our upcoming open house on Sunday, May 17, from 2:00 – 4:00. We will be showcasing our new and improved layout and our fabulous new walk in refrigerator and freezer. Celebrate with us as we thank the community for making this dream a reality! 221 Drew Street, Paw Paw - 269-415-0444.
   Jun 1, 2015  June - busy month for food, slow month for donations Help!
Our busiest months are June through September when the kids are not receiving school meals twice a day! These are also our slowest months for donations. Please check our calendar for news of special events to help fill our shelves and our bank account during these months of critical need.
   Jul 1, 2015  July - busy month for food, slow month for donations Help!
Our busiest months are June through September when the kids are not receiving school meals twice a day! These are also our slowest months for donations. Please check our calendar for news of special events to help fill our shelves and our bank account during these months of critical need.
   Jul 1, 2015 (10:00am)  Free Cooking Classes
Michigan State University Extension Office is offering a FREE 6 week cooking class which includes free groceries to take home. See flyer or contact Diana Hassan:
MSUE at 269-657-8213 or alsayed1@msu.edu

WHEN: Wednesdays , June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
TIME: 10 am—noon
WHERE: Human Services Building– 801 Hazen St. Paw Paw
   Jul 8, 2015 (10:00am)  Free Cooking Classes
Michigan State University Extension Office is offering a FREE 6 week cooking class which includes free groceries to take home. See flyer or contact Diana Hassan:
MSUE at 269-657-8213 or alsayed1@msu.edu

WHEN: Wednesdays , June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
TIME: 10 am—noon
WHERE: Human Services Building– 801 Hazen St. Paw Paw
   Jul 15, 2015 (10:00am)  Free Cooking Classes
Michigan State University Extension Office is offering a FREE 6 week cooking class which includes free groceries to take home. See flyer or contact Diana Hassan:
MSUE at 269-657-8213 or alsayed1@msu.edu

WHEN: Wednesdays , June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
TIME: 10 am—noon
WHERE: Human Services Building– 801 Hazen St. Paw Paw
   Jul 22, 2015  Small Animal Auction at Van Buren County Fairgrounds
Please support the 4H program by bidding on chickens, turkeys, ducks, rabbits, geese and goats. All meat is easily processed. Meat can also be donated directly to Eleanor's Pantry! We will have someone at the auction to answer all questions about this program. A "Buyers Letter" is available under "Fundraising Stars" on the pantry website that will get you FREE entry into the fair on Wednesday.
   Jul 22, 2015 (10:00am)  Free Cooking Classes
Michigan State University Extension Office is offering a FREE 6 week cooking class which includes free groceries to take home. See flyer or contact Diana Hassan:
MSUE at 269-657-8213 or alsayed1@msu.edu

WHEN: Wednesdays , June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
TIME: 10 am—noon
WHERE: Human Services Building– 801 Hazen St. Paw Paw
   Jul 29, 2015 (10:00am)  Free Cooking Classes
Michigan State University Extension Office is offering a FREE 6 week cooking class which includes free groceries to take home. See flyer or contact Diana Hassan:
MSUE at 269-657-8213 or alsayed1@msu.edu

WHEN: Wednesdays , June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
TIME: 10 am—noon
WHERE: Human Services Building– 801 Hazen St. Paw Paw
   Aug 1, 2015  August - busy month for food, slow month for donations Help!
Our busiest months are June through September when the kids are not receiving school meals twice a day! These are also our slowest months for donations. Please check our calendar for news of special events to help fill our shelves and our bank account during these months of critical need.
   Aug 8, 2015  Car wash in front of Rite Aid 9 - 3 Saturday
Lily Imus, a young Paw Paw student, will conduct her 3rd fundraising activity to benefit Eleanor's Pantry. Car Wash: Saturday, August 8: 9-3 in front of Rite Aid
   Sep 1, 2015  September - busy month for food, slow month for donations Help!
Our busiest months are June through September when the kids are not receiving school meals twice a day! These are also our slowest months for donations. Please check our calendar for news of special events to help fill our shelves and our bank account during these months of critical need.
   Sep 11, 2015  Eleanor's Pantry Booth at Paw Paw Festival
Find our Booth at the Wine and Harvest Festival:
September 11, 12, 13
   Sep 11, 2015  Register for the 5K Walk/Run
Paw Paw Grape Run 5K to benefit Eleanors Pantry
See Festival Details for September 11 - 13th at http://www.wineandharvestfestival.com/events/5k-walk-run

The 5K Grape Run held during the Wine and Harvest Festival being conducted by Red Arrow Ministries. Profit will be donated to the pantry!
Peanut Butter and Jelly will attend.
For more information on registering for the 5K event, email the coordinators at mlbowater@gmail.com or call (269) 657-5679.
   Nov 18, 2015  Christmas Food Basket Deadline Wednesday
Visit EleanorsPantry.org website to find the application form for Lion's Club Christmas Baskets. http://www.eleanorspantry.org/news-31 The deadline is November 18th
   Nov 28, 2015  Dave Johnson Performs for Small Business Saturday
All proceeds go to the pantry! Starting with coffee at 9 a.m. and finishing with brewery beer around 9 p.m, spend you day following Dave around Paw Paw. All donations go to benefit the Pantry so give generously. Visit the website for information on venues. http://www.eleanorspantry.org/fundraising-stars-32/Dave-Johnson-Local-Musician-5895
   Dec 19, 2015  Magic of Trino
The Magic of Trino - Saturday , December 19, 2015 6:00pm

Magic Show at the Paw Paw Village Playhouse
Sat 6 PM • 404 E Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079

Performed by Trino - Paw Paw High School Alum and recognized by Gene Simmons as "incredible" See www.trinomagic.com for more information!
   May 14, 2016  Postal Food Drive
The postal food drive is coming soon! Anyone that is interested in helping should email Pat McKinney at eleanorsp0444@gmail.com.
   Jun 25, 2016  Relay for Life
   Jul 9, 2016  Golf-outing fundraiser at Olde Mill Golf Course
Golf outing at Olde Mill Golf Course on July 9th a Saturday. All proceeds will be given to your pantry. #AndysArmy and AndysArmy facebook page.
   Jan 21, 2017  US Salon Supply fund raiser
US Salon Supply fund raiser Jan. 21 at the Lion’s Club.
   Nov 7, 2017  Chili Cookoff Fundraiser in Lawton
D Coy Duck, in Lawton, will host its 6th annual Chili Cook Off on Tuesday, November 7, from 6-8 PM. Come taste the many delicious chili entries and vote for your favorite by making a cash donation or bringing non-perishable food. Bad Endings band has again volunteered to provide great music for us.
   Nov 25, 2017  Small Business Saturday
Singer/song writer, Dave Johnson performs his 5th “Playing for the Pantry” on Small Business Saturday, November 25. Dave will play and sing at 10 different small local businesses, taking donations for the pantry. Look for his itinerary on our Facebook page or website, so you can join us. His music is delightful!
   Oct 24, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Oct 25, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Oct 26, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Oct 29, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Oct 30, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Oct 31, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Nov 1, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Nov 2, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Nov 5, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Nov 6, 2018  Family Fare and Food Pantry Scan Promotion
Family Fare 3rd year Food Pantry
Scan Promotion (customers may
donate at the register)
last year raised $2,100
this year’s goal $2,500
   Nov 7, 2018  Donating to the Pantry!
There are three easy ways to donate to the pantry 1) online through our secure PayPal account. 2) sending a check to the pantry 3) by logging into Amazon through smile.amazon.com

For more information visit our website eleanorspantry.org and click on How to Donate in the top toolbar. THANK YOU!
   Nov 10, 2018  D Coy Duck’s 7th Chili Cook Off
Bring a donation of canned food to vote. Enter Chili to win. Call D Coy Ducks for details on how to enter!
   Nov 24, 2018   24th: “Playing for the Pantry”
24th: “Playing for the Pantry” Check our website for times and venues
Dave Johnson plays 11 venues
on Small Business Saturday
   Dec 2, 2018  Paw Paw Playhouse food drive
   Feb 9, 2019  The Shop - event to benefit the patry 1-4
The Shop in Paw Paw is holding a vendor event February 9th, from 1pm-4pm visit www.eleanorspantry.org for more information!
   Feb 12, 2019 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)  Big T's Donation Event!
Have dinner from 5-9 p.m. at Big T. Present the coupon found on our webpage under "Fundraising Stars," and 15% of your food total will go to the pantry!
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