Food pantries in a small community like Keystone Heights offer an invaluable service to low-income individuals in need of nourishment. Typically, food pantries are run by community establishments like a church or a business with multiple refrigerators and shelving to store food.
Keystone Heights thankfully has a food pantry, which provide balanced meals:
Lake Area Ministries
Lake Area Ministries, Inc. (LAM) is a non-profit, non-denominational, faith based organization that has served the people of the Lake Region area for over 25 years.
Our primary mission is to serve as a Food Pantry in our service area, which includes parts of Clay, Bradford, Putnam, and Alachua Counties. The boundaries are set in accordance with the school districts. We work in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and use their criteria to determine eligibility as set by Federal guidelines. We provide services regardless of race, religion, gender, age, disabilities, or national origin.