Mobile pantry program returns Wednesday to Apache Junction High School


Apache Junction Unified School District’s Food Services Department has partnered with the United Food Bank and will provide a mobile school market at the Apache Junction High School Cafeteria, 2525 S. Ironwood Road in Apache Junction.

Market dates will be 2-4 p.m. (limited to supplies on hand) Jan. 15, March 18 and May 20. Mobile pantry patrons are asked to bring their own bags, box or cart to wheel out their supplies, according to a release.

Visitors should park in the north parking lot and enter through the patio. Food will include prepackaged shelf stable items, fresh produce, bread and other seasonal items. The following information will be asked at sign in: name, address, number of persons in the household, birth date.

“I have been working to bring this mobile pantry program to AJUSD for a long time and I’m thrilled to be able to offer this to our families,” Karen Warhus, food services director for AJUSD, said in the release.

For additional information, call Mr. Warhus at 480-982-1110 ext. 2201 or email The institution is an equal opportunity employer.