Each micro pantry is created out of wood, has three shelves, protective double doors, and a shingled roof and siding, making it a very welcoming community cupboard, the release said.
These micro pantries "don't hold a ton," Eberhard said in the Herald-News story, as they're only about 40 inches tall by 36 inches wide and 18 inches deep, but they do help fill a hungry person's immediate need.
"People are using them like crazy," Eberhard said in the story.
In addition, each micro pantry is open 24 hours per day, seven days per week, 365 days per year, the release said.
his allows for the anonymous donation of food by those that give and the anonymous pick-up of food for those in need, with the message of “Take what you need, leave what you can," the release said.
Pictured are members of the team that helped make the micro pantry at the hospital that is now called AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center.