Walmart has presented $75,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank to help support struggling families in the Midlands.
The donation, given Monday at the Shop Road office, will provide 375,000 meals for families. Last month, the food bank served more than 32,000 Midlands area families.
“This grant will go far toward bringing meals to empty tables for our neighbors struggling with hunger on a daily basis,” said Harvest Hope CEO Denise Holland.
Coats for Kids
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The Giving Tree Dutch Square is seeking gently used jackets and coats for its first Coats for Kids campaign.
Donations are being accepted at Suite 150, 421 Bush River Road, in Columbia or any area Tripp’s Fine Cleaners before 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Coats will be distributed during the agency’s Winter Warm-up event Dec. 20 at 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
For more information, call (803) 521-1881 or visit www.GivingTreeSC.com