by Sam Clanton
BRANSON, Mo. – Salvation Army Branson is looking to restock its food pantry in July, and is asking the public for help.
Beginning this Saturday, July 2nd, and continuing each Saturday of the month, volunteers will be collecting food donations at various grocery stores in the area.
Corps Officer Lt. Shawn DeBaar says the Christmas in July food drive is necessary to continue normal operations during the summer and early fall…
DeBaar says volunteers will provide information on the kind of food items that are most needed…
The Salvation Army assists between 30 and 50 local families each week through its food pantry.
The drive runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Saturday. This week volunteers will be at Country Mart in Hollister.
The remaining schedule is as follows:
July 9: Harter House in Hollister and Kimberling City
July 16: Sunfest Market near Branson
July 23: Rhodes Family Price Chopper in Branson
July 30: Country Mart on Hwy. 248 in Branson