More than 1,100 families have signed up for the boxes of food staples this Christmas season. The basket fund is a 501(c)3 charity that depends exclusively on volunteers donations.
Donating this past week were First Baptist Church, $1,000; Veva Thompson Class at First United Methodist, $50; Lloyd Rogers, $500; Community Hall Church, $300; Rogers and Patti Jenner, $250; in honor of Don Ervin, $500; Mattie Robets, $10; in honor of Barbara and Don Ervin from Virginia and Leo Matheny, $50; Bob and Susan Card, $300; Mary A Caldwell, $50; Hannah Robb, $100; anonymous, $50; and in honor of area physicians, $400.
Donations may be mailed to First Tennessee Bank, P.O. Box 4880, Cleveland TN 37320-4880 or dropped off at First Tennessee Bank at 3870 Keith St.