Increased Need for Food Donations

Renee -- October 24th, 2009

This year, 100 more local families have registered for assistance from the Salvation Army than did last year, and the registration period hasn’t ended yet. Harrisonburg Mayor Kai Degner interviewed Bucky Berry, a local business owner and volunteer, and Captain Duane Burleigh of the local Salvation Army, about the increased need (video below). Burleigh said “We’re looking at a tough, tough year this year,” and explained that the families that have registered for help this year include about 1700 children.

The food drive is going on now, and non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at Harrisonburg schools and fire departments.

Video from Kai Degner’s blog.

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