10/17/12 - 9:46pm
She remembers the church’s first food pantry client. The woman, a veteran, felt embarrassed for seeking out help, said Cosette Kilfoyle, church member of Soldotna United Methodist Church.
“She would only take three items. Paper towels, toilet paper and one food item,” Kilfoyle said. “She said she’d probably never come back again. She just moved here, and she didn’t have a job.”
Two weeks later, the woman returned. Kilfoyle finds it comforting that the woman felt welcome enough to continue using the food pantry, she said.