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Rotary Club of Sycamore awards $2,500 to Spartan Food Pantry

(Daily Chronicle, May 12, 2022)

SYCAMORE – The Rotary Club of Sycamore recently donated $2,500 to the Spartan Food Pantry to buy a new commercial freezer. According to a news release, the donation was made possible by a Rotary District 6420 matching grant. (Full Article)

Rotary donates $5,000 to Spartan Food Pantry

(Daily Chronicle, September 6, 2019)

SYCAMORE – Using funds raised in celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Rotary Club of Sycamore made a donation valued at $5,000 to the Spartan Food Pantry. The donation consisted of items needed to expand the pantry’s operational efficiency as well as a cash donation. (Full Article)

Spartan Food Pantry receives over $13,000 from 100+ Women Who Care

(Daily Chronicle, November 19, 2019)

DeKALB – In the five years since women across DeKalb County formed a charitable giving organization, the group has grown to over 140 members and donated more than $250,000 to area nonprofit agencies. (Full Article)

B95 WDKB-FM Guest DJ (January 9, 2019)

Atlee Mathews, founder of the Spartan Food Pantry, joins B95 as their Guest DJ! She talked about how the food pantry came to be, what the food pantry has to offer for families of the Sycamore School District, and the ways in which you can help them help the community! (Listen)

Spartan Food Pantry set to open next month

Daily Chronicle (September 14, 2018)

SYCAMORE – To help Sycamore schoolchildren and their families from going hungry, Kristi Crawford, principal of West Elementary School, and Atlee Mathews, social work intern, have been working since last fall to create the Spartan Food Pantry. (Full Article)