Canned Food Drive Baskets Distributed Saturday

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It was perfect weather Saturday morning for the distribution of food baskets in the Bond County Canned Food Drive.

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Becky Blackburn, representing the program, told WGEL 338 people received baskets, which were handed out by volunteer firefighters from throughout the area. Blackburn said the project is truly a community effort, noting that when she went on WGEL recently, asking for canned vegetables, the community responded and provided enough for every basket.

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Each food basket had vegetables, macaroni and cheese, spaghetti and sauce, potatoes, fruit, cereal and one entrée.