A Helping Hand In The Neighborhood: Purple Pantries Fill A Community Need

Small purple boxes have been popping up across Brooklyn this summer. “Give What You Can, Take What You Need” inscribed on the side, they can be found in rich neighborhoods and those not so well-heeled.

These boxes are filled with donated food and are called Tiny Purple Pantries and were created and made by Lindsay Manolakos, who came up with the idea to create her pantries after she saw the long lines at food banks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic stretching down multiple blocks and across streets.

Tiny Purple Pantries/ Lindsay Manolakos Small purple boxes have been popping up across Brooklyn this summer. “Give What You Can, Take What You Need” inscribed on the side, they can be found in rich neighborhoods and those not so well-heeled.

These boxes are filled with donated food and are called […]

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