Volunteer Spotlight

March 05, 2018

Each year, our volunteers donate nearly 40,000 hours to Aurora Food Pantry — that’s like having an additional 20 full-time employees at the pantry each week. We are incredibly grateful to all our volunteers for their boundless generosity and support. Check this space often for new profiles of our amazing team!

Otis Clay

How long have you volunteered at the pantry: 7 years

Favorite “job” at the pantry: All the jobs are fun

If you could go anywhere on vacation: San Francisco

Who do you admire: My brother

When you’re not at the pantry, what do you like to do: Travel and enjoy life

Favorite food: Steak and potatoes

Pet peeve: Negative people

What 3 items would you bring to a deserted island? Water, a fishing pole, and a floating device to relocate!

Thank you, Otis!


Linda Pfeiffer

How long have you volunteered at the pantry: 6 years

Favorite thing about the pantry: The clients and my fellow volunteers

Favorite “job” at the pantry: Stocking the freezer and refrigerator and distributing those foods to our clients

If you could go anywhere on vacation: Anywhere warm in winter!

Who do you admire: Philanthropists

Favorite food: Ice cream

What 3 items would you bring to a deserted island? Sunscreen, snacks, and a solar-powered Kindle!

What’s something people might not know about you? My reusable grocery bags have to match the store where I’m shopping.

Thank you, Linda!