Impact Update: Our First 2 Weeks!

It’s been an amazing first two weeks since Beyond the Pantry received its formal incorporation approval on March 24, 2021.

As of today, April 7, 2021, BTP has distributed over $1,800 worth of hygiene and basic dignity items. So far, 9 local organizations and initiatives received their first basic needs items box – including GFWC Sisters of Service, Food Not Bombs Tallahassee Chapter, Tally Community Aid, Leon County Humane Society, Capital City Youth Services, Refuge House, Big Bend Homeless Coalition, City Walk, and at various community help shelves. Beyond the Pantry has received money or in-kind donations from 23 individual donors and groups, including generous in-kind donation support form the Wakulla Gender and Sexuality Alliance.

Over the last two weeks, BTP has distributed the following items across Tallahassee through partnership with community organizations and mutual aid efforts:

  • Over 400 feminine products
  • Over 300 doses of individually packaged ibuprofen
  • Over 200 Shampoo/Conditioner/Body Wash
  • Over 150 toothbrushes and similar number of toothpastes
  • Over 100 pair of socks
  • Over 100 pair of underwear
  • Over 100 full sized bars of soap
  • Over 100 deodorants
  • Over 100 pet food items

Donating urgent items is easy using BTP’s premade Amazon and Target wishlists and PayPal donation service at http://www.beyondthepantry.org/give.

In-kind donations can be organized via email at beyondthepantryTLH@gmail.com

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