For the first 7 months average clients are done from 88 to 79, a 10% reduction.
Clients increased from June from 65 to 72 in July.
Total clients served is 552 in 2023 vs. 617 in 2022, a 11% reduction.
Total food is down from 8,844 pounds for first 7 months in 2022 to 7,576 in 2023, a 14% reduction.
Food at 1,206 was over June at 949. It was the second largest supply in 2023.
Pounds per person is 13.7 in 2023 first 7 months vs. 14.3 in 2022 for 7 months.
Considering just June to July, pounds per person, rose from 14.6 to 16.75, the second highest figure in 2023.
In terms of supply, there was a smaller percentage of produce 41% in July vs. 45% in June. However, it was a larger percentage than a year ago in July, 2022. In July, 2022, it was 34% produce.
Cookie bought can openers for those who requested them. We are keeping a list of those who requested to make sure sure they will get them if they were not there in July.
The Free Lance-Star had an additional article recently on other food sources. We have had our “Grab and Go” meals list plus a texting method of finding summer meals