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WHY YOUR STORY PODCAST: Sierra Mitchell, Afton Food Pantry

This week on the Why Your Story Podcast, Travis Osmond and Mary Jo Parker have both a serious and hilarious conversation with Sierra Mitchell, Director of the Afton Food Pantry.

Afton Food Pantry’s annual Drive-up Mobile Food Distribution is Saturday

◆ The truck brings enough to feed 400 families for a week, completely free with no application process. Afton Food Pantry is partnering with the Food Bank of Wyoming to provide a Drive-Up Mobile Food Distribution event on Saturday, May…

Upcoming food fundraiser events for the Afton Food Pantry

Afton Food Pantry Director Sierra Mitchell says it has a couple of upcoming events for food fundraisers and one of those is a connection with the Star Valley High School Basketball team. This event is Stuff the Bus where at…

Mounted Shooting returning to Afton this weekend

Nearly every year since 2016, the local mounted shooting club, formerly known as the Wyoming Desperadoes Mounted Shooters but known today as the Mountain High Mounted Shooters, has hosted an annual mounted shooting event, and this year is no different….

Afton Food Pantry Fundraiser to be held behind SVI parking lot Thursday July 28th from 11-1

The Afton Food Pantry is joining with SVI to hold a fundraiser Thursday July 28, from 11-1 in the parking lot behind the SVI building. The event will be a BBQ where hamburgers, chips, and drinks can be purchased for…

Afton Food Pantry accepts donation from Broulim’s and Associated Foods

◆ Food Pantry officials are extremely concerned about their continued ability to feed the hungry in Star Valley. Afton Food Pantry accepted a donation of $1633.49 from the Feeding the Hungry Food Drive through Broulim’s in partnership with Associated Foods…

Afton Food Pantry takes over Commodity program from senior center

The Afton Food Pantry has added another service option to local community members in need. TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program), originally known as the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), has been available through the Salt River Center in Afton….

Drive Up Mobile Food Pantry coming this Saturday

◆ Enough food for 400-500 local families will be available For the third consecutive year the Food Bank of Wyoming is partnering with the Afton Food Pantry to host a drive up mobile food pantry this upcoming Saturday. The event…

Community Events: August 27-September 11

Community Events © Copyright Star Valley Independent • Friday, August 27 Wyoming Desperados Mounted Shooters Annual Star Valley Shootout at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. Family friendly, free to the public. Will be collecting food donations for the Afton Food Pantry….

Helping the Hungry: How Food Needs Were Met During the Pandemic

Sierra Mitchell, President of the Afton Food Pantry and Regional Director of the Wyoming Hunger Initiative, delivers an entire beef to the Food Closet in Piney. Photo Credit: Wyoming Hunger Initiative ◆ Local and Statewide Community Stepped Up to Fill…