Encouragement, News


The Food Bank of Western New York recognized the volunteers of St. Faustina’s Gate, our Parish Food Pantry, with their annual HOPE Award of Excellence on Friday, September 14, 2108! The pantry is staffed by a dedicated group of individuals – this is a much deserved award! A photo of this award and the accompanying letter are below.

September 14, 2018

Dear Volunteers of St. Faustina’s Gate Food Pantry,

Thank you all so much for your efforts in serving the hungry throughout Western New York. Your efforts are so incredible that, this year during our annual H.OPE. Summit, we recognized the achievements of your agency and all that you do.

In short, your agency has been noted to leverage the skills, strengths, and the limited resources you have available to better serve your neighbors. St. Faustina’s Gate Food Pantry offers stellar customer service, takes advantage of new initiatives, and collaborates with others all with the intent to assist those that rely on your programs and services.

Congratulations on being recognized for your efforts in the community! Please keep up the great work and we look forward to continuing to partner with you!


Michael T. Daloia, Agency Services Manager