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Journey’s End sees 18% increase in usage

| January 4, 2016

NEWCOMERSTOWN – Journey’s End Ministries at 205 River St. had an 18 percent increase this year in pantry users by serving 29,056 families for a total of 96,371 people. They had 2,891 individual families (9,097 people) registered.

This past year they served 16 counties with Coshocton being the top user at 1,388 families, Tuscarawas at 947 families and Guernsey at 410 families. By zip code they served 76 communities with Coshocton at 842 families, Newcomerstown at 741 families, West Lafayette at 291 families, Cambridge with 157 families, Kimbolton with 155 families, Port Washington with 95 families and Fresno with 69 families. They allow families to shop once a week and are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 5 a.m.

Journey’s End Ministries serves by faith and has been blessed with generous donations to keep the pantry operational. There is no good reason why this pantry continues to thrive except it is the will of God.


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