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Girl Scout from Milan achieves highest award for work with food pantry

Despite the challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic, Sarah Rodgers created and kept up a program with the Milan Christian Food Pantry.

MILAN, Ill. — Meet Sarah Rodgers.

A Girl Scout from Milan who achieved the "Gold Award," the highest award a Girl Scout can receive.

Despite the challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic, she created and kept up a program with the Milan Christian Food Pantry. 

Rodgers said her program supplies fresh produce locally to those in need.

She reached out to businesses and individuals who have too much produce and harvests a garden specifically for the pantry. 

Rodgers said more than one family has already agreed to continue to help supply the pantry with fresh produce for years to come.