Ruby’s Pantry improving its online registration

Published 7:01 am Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Ruby’s Pantry Austin, along with all Ruby’s Pantry locations, is improving its online registration process and will include new options to speed up its distribution.

Walt Alms loads a basket full of food in to a vehicle during the first night of Ruby’s Pantry at Grace Lutheran Church in September of last year. Herald file photo

On March 19, owners are asking participants to log onto and create an account. Once done, guests can sign up for a Ruby’s distribution at multiple locations. Customers are strongly encouraged to set up the accounts in advance of the March distribution.

To cut down on wait time, a new feature called Express Track Pick-Up will allow guests to select a time to pick a pre-ordered bundles that will be paid for by a credit card and a $1 convenience fee.

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Ruby’s Pantry distributes food at Pop-Up Pantry locations across Minnesota and Wisconsin; there is no income or residency requirement and for a $20 bundle donation customers receive an abundance of groceries.