Community generosity shines at Landrum Food Drive event

Published 11:55 am Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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Items donated to help restock pantry at Operation Hope


LANDRUM—On Sunday, personnel with the Landrum Police Department and Landrum Fire and Rescue held a food drive to restock the pantry at Operation Hope. 

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The food drive was set up at the Dollar General and ALDI grocery stores in Landrum and collected a large amount of non-perishable food, cleaning supplies, and other items for the community-based non-profit, which will then be shared with those in need.

The Food Drive was set up outside of Dollar General and ALDI in Landrum (Photo courtesy of Landrum Police Department)

“Thank you so much to everyone who came out and donated to the food drive,” Landrum Police Chief Jason Coffin said in a social media post. “It is so awesome to see a community so strong and compassionate. You don’t even know how much this is going to help our community through Operation Hope. It is downright amazing.”

Chief Coffin went on to thank all of the men and women who helped with the food drive for their community service.

Operation Hope is a faith-based outreach crisis ministry that serves Spartanburg School District One and the Landrum community. To learn more, visit