The Volunteer Regional Food Pantry is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser  Saturday, June 16, from 9 to 11 a.m. at its facility at 180 Depot St. There will also be a seedling and flower sale to support the pantry operations.

Cost for the breakfast is $5 for adults, $3 for children. For more information, contact Bob V. at 487-1199 or

The Volunteer Regional Food Pantry, which serves 300 families (700 individuals) provides monthly food distribution to area clients, as well as emergency food boxes, and it runs an educational program focused on cooking, nutrition and food preservation.

Classes, which are free to clients, include gardening, bread baking, jam and jelly canning, smoothie and yogurt making, raising chickens, butchering rabbits, and more.

This fundraiser will allow VRFP to continue its supplementary and emergency food distribution and education program. Participants can also tour the facility.

The Volunteer Regional Food Pantry is a 501(c)(3) community-operated food pantry providing emergency and supplementary food and services to those at risk of hunger in the Unity area. The goal of the VRFP is to increase quality of life through a focus on food security.