La Planta food pantry wins $20,000
LA PLANTA- A mid-Missouri food pantry won $20,000 this week to improve its facilities.
The La Planta Christian Ministries Food Distribution Center won the funds as part of Walmart's Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign.
Spokesperson Berry Brady said the money will be used to purchase new equipment, as well as store and transport food to local families.
Supporters of the food pantry voted from Dec. 2 until Dec. 12. The La Planta Christian Ministries Food Distribution Center was the only mid-Missouri area eligible for the grant.