BUFFALO, N.Y.- Friday is restocking day at Urban Opportunities Food Pantry
"I get an order weekly, the food lasts weekly, said Pantry Coordinator Gloria Thomas.
Empty shelves are replenished with the food staples that are so in demand this holiday season.
Thomas says in just three days before Thanksgiving, the pantry, which is located on Williams Street, adjacent to Goodwill, served 130 households. Last month, she says the pantry served 360 households total. She said seeing the children are her weakness.
"During the holiday season it's more and more families that's coming in, because the children are out of school for the holidays, they need that extra help so the children can eat."
21-year-old single mom Jessica and her 2-year-old daughter make up one of those households that relies on Urban Opportunities for just about everything: