Garden produce welcome at Cheney Food Bank
The Cheney Food Bank and the Cheney Clothing Exchange are located in two adjacent units of the Wren Pierson Building at the corner of Third Street and C Street.
Retired Col. John Matthews (U.S. Air Force) oversees the operation of the food bank that currently serves about 400 families and receives approximately 1,200 visits per year, distributing about 100,000 pounds of food.Volunteers put in 2000 hours of service to the food bank annually.
Matthews has been involved in community service since he began participating in what was then known as “Cheney Community Service” in 1958. Back the...