To the Valley News:
It’s that time of the year again when unity is formed in helping out those who may be less fortunate during the holiday season. For the second year in a row, I have been given the honor with coordinating the Annual Holiday Meal Basket Drive that offers families with children and senior citizens who reside in the Township of Jay or Black Brook a warm meal on Christmas Day.
The outpour of support I received last year was overwhelming and hoping to receive it once again for the 2012 Christmas season. My goal is to provide holiday cheer in the means of a food basket. By doing so, the following items are needed and greatly appreciated: Turkeys, ready-made pies (Apple or Pumpkin), potato’s and non-perishable food items: Stuffing, canned vegetables, cranberry sauce, gravy and dinner rolls. Monetary contributions are certainly welcomed.
Economic times continue to be difficult for many but it is encouraging to see more and more citizens who are financially stabilized enough to provide a measure of holiday cheer to community members enduring financial hardships around Christmas time.
Anyone wishing to make a donation or are in need of a meal basket may contact me at 647-5763 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelly C. Murphy, Event Coordinator
2012 Holiday Meal Basket Drive
Au Sable Forks