A grant to L-Life Food Pantry will allow them to continue the Protein, Dairy, and Produce program. The Mercy Caritas grant will increase food capacity and sustain food distribution while feeding families in Laclede County. L-Life Director Dean Barker said this is the second year they have gotten the grant for this program

L-Life Food Pantry was one of 32 organizations chosen by Mercy and the Caritas Grants Committee. During the last fiscal year, L-Life served on average 262 families every 2 weeks, provided 391 emergency boxes and 133 food bags to the homeless of Laclede County.