Tarkio/ Westboro/ Fairfax Food Pantry Board met May 8, 2018, with 13 members present. Churches represented at the meeting were the Baptist, Presbyterian, and  First Christian Churches of Tarkio; Methodist Church and Presbyterian Church of Fairfax; and St. John’s Lutheran Church and Methodist Church of Westboro.
In March, 93 individuals representing 48 families were served. In April, 92 individuals representing 47 families were assisted.
Items that can be used at the food pantry include soups, cake mixes, toilet paper, sugar and flour. Monetary donations are always appreciated as the money allows the shelves to be stocked with the items that are most needed.
The Tarkio First Baptist  Church will open the Food Pantry in May. The Fairfax Presbyterian will be responsible for opening the Food Pantry in June. The Food Pantry will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays on the third and fourth weeks of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The Food Pantry is also open the third Tuesday of each month in the evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The next meeting of the Food Pantry Board will be Tuesday, July 10, at 9:30 a.m. All board members are encouraged to attend. The Tarkio/ Westboro/ Fairfax food Pantry is located at 415 Main Street in Tarkio.