Guy Hansen http://wxpr.org en Golden Harvest Moves, Rhinelander Food Pantry Prepares For New Building http://wxpr.org/post/golden-harvest-moves-rhinelander-food-pantry-prepares-new-building <p>The Rhinelander Food Pantry got a step closer to a new home Monday, as the Golden Harvest grocery store opened its new location. &nbsp;But there’s still a few months of work ahead before the food pantry can open its new doors.</p><p>The old Golden Harvest grocery building on Coon Street sits nearly empty, as the store finishes a move to a new building more than twice as large.&nbsp; Golden Harvest owner Timothy Conjurske&nbsp;says until now the store was bursting at the seams.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:33:22 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 21722 at http://wxpr.org Golden Harvest Moves, Rhinelander Food Pantry Prepares For New Building Church Donation Boosts Food Pantry's Capital Campaign http://wxpr.org/post/church-donation-boosts-food-pantrys-capital-campaign <p>Rhinelander Area Food Pantry is more than halfway to its fundraising goal for moving to a new location.&nbsp; St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Rhinelander has donated $25,000 to help the food pantry buy a new building.&nbsp;</p><p>Rhinelander&nbsp;Area Food Pantry Executive Director Guy Hansen says it’s the capitol campaign’s largest donation so far.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“We have had two or three major donations.&nbsp; But mostly they’re donations of anywhere from one hundred to a thousand dollars typically.”&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12249 at http://wxpr.org Food Pantry Says Holidays Are Peak Time http://wxpr.org/post/food-pantry-says-holidays-are-peak-time <p>Grocery stores and shopping centers aren’t the only places seeing heavy traffic this time of year.&nbsp;</p><p>Rhinelander Food Pantry Executive Director Guy Hansen says demand goes up during the holidays.</p><blockquote><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Our business increases – we have a lot of people that come in, when they wouldn’t come in other times of the year, because they’re preparing for holidays, company and so on.&nbsp; And money’s always a little short at this time of the year.”&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 20:56:48 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12247 at http://wxpr.org Food Pantry Says Holidays Are Peak Time