Let's make this year's food pantry drive a community campaign
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[November 12, 2008]
Saturday we carried an article about this
year's Lincoln/Logan Food Pantry drive, scheduled for Nov. 21 and
This second annual food drive is sponsored by WLCN-FM 96.3 and
Lincoln IGA, but that doesn't mean this can't or shouldn't, be a
We at LDN ask all of you -- every individual, every business, and
every civic, social and religious organization -- to start a food
and cash drive right now. We enjoin you to help make this year's
event something we will talk about for the next year, if not years
Everyone at LDN is constantly amazed, thrilled and proud
of the generosity of this community. It is with great joy that we
post the generosity of this community as often as we have the
information made available to us. It is this kindness, this selfless
effort to help others that makes this community such a great place
to live. But for some, great or even fair times are not in their
midst right now, and they need our help.
The volunteers at the Lincoln/Logan Food Pantry also need our
help, and that is why LDN asks each and every one of you to become
involved in this food drive.
Starting right now, we ask that everyone become involved. Every
school, every business, every one of the great organizations and
churches that help so many and do so much in this community can
finish this year off in a way that will make not only yourselves
proud, but every one of us who call Logan County our home proud as
If you or your organization intends to be involved in this food
drive, please let us know. We would be honored to help get the word
out for you and help you have the successful drive your school,
church or civic organization is renowned for.
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If you are an individual or a business wanting to help, let us
know as well. We know how important all of you are to making this a
great and caring place to live.
Last year, the drive netted 13 pickup trucks full of groceries
and $600 in cash contributions. We at LDN know that this remarkable
generosity can be bested if we all become involved now.
Thanksgiving will soon be upon us. Let us make sure that every
single soul in this community has something to pray and be grateful
After all, helping others is what we do. And we do it better than
Let's prove it again. Drop those notes to
firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us what you are doing to
Let us do something special this Thanksgiving season that no one
will ever forget.
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