George Kell Motors is having a food drive during the month of December for the Wardell "Poppy" Pennington Memorial Food Pantry in Newport to restock from the holidays. Canned goods and other non-perishable food items not dented and in date will be collected at George Kell Motors during regular business hours. For more info, call (870) 523-2792.
Jackson County Humane Society is having Home for the Holidays Honorary Adoption Fundraiser. Long-sleeved shirts are $20 and come in youth and adult sizes. Ornaments are $10. For a $50 donation, you can be an Honorary Adopter or give someone the gift of being an Honorary Adopter. Each Honorary Adoption Kit contains a shirt (you choose the size), an ornament, and a card with a picture and information about the dog you are honorarily adopting. Please use this link to order:
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Morgan Reed / Ozark Foothills Literacy Project
Ozark Foothills Literacy Project and Americorps are hosting a food drive in honor of Americorps Week. All donations will benefit the Feed the Children Backpack Program at the First United Methodist Church in Batesville. The food drive will run from March 11th through the 17th.
Many businesses are participating in the drive by allowing OFLP to set up donation boxes. Participating Batesville businesses include: Kroger, Independence County Library, and Cash Saver. Participating Cave City businesses include: Hometown Market and Dollar General.
For more information on the OFLP Food Drive, please call 870-793-5912.