Shepherd House Lansford Food Pantry is open the third Monday of each month. This month, that's Oct. 17. All community members who qualify are welcomed. The pantry distributes food from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 104 East Abbott Street (Trinity Lutheran Church). Due to the increasing need for food, donations of funds and non-perishable food are requested. For further information call Betty Pearson at (570) 645-3416."