VFW Post 10349 donates food and funds to Outreach

Published 1:08 am Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Members of the VFW Post 10349 recently visited Outreach to donate food and funds to the organization’s Feed-A-Kid Program.

“We’re hoping to have our largest food drive ever this September during Hunger Action Month, and we certainly appreciate the VFW’s contribution” said Carol Newton, Outreach’s Executive Director. “Our Feed-A-Kid Program for the 2014-2015 school year is underway and this gift will help us serve the increasing number of Polk County school aged children who struggle with hunger.”

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Outreach is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1991. The organization’s mission is to provide compassionate assistance to Polk County residents who are unable to provide for their basic life needs. For more information on Outreach, visit www.tboutreach.org or call 828-894-2988.

Pictured left to right:  Carol Newton, Outreach Executive Director; Johnny Taylor, John D. Coggins and Frank Ortiz of local VFW Post 10349.


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by Wendy Thomas