Donations brighten the holidays at Foothills Food Bank

Adopt Family Photo 2015

The Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center  reports that more than 150 individuals and organizations donated monies and resources to brighten the holiday season for children, families and seniors through its Adopt-a-Family program, according to the food bank’s Executive Director Pam DiPietro.

Ms. DiPietro says the food bank adopted 377 families representing a total of 1,289 people during the holidays.

In addition, the food bank provided meals and “fixin’ bags” to supplement numerous families’ dinner needs during Thanksgiving and Christmas. In November, 588 families representing a total of 1,611 people received holiday meals. In December, 585 families, totaling 1,548 people, received meals.

“Community members in the extended area the food bank serves were thankful for the kind support of neighbors, friends and visitors, alike,” says Ms. DiPietro. “We are humbly blessed and thank the community for its kind generosity.”

For more information, call the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center at 480-488-1145. The Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center is located at 6038 E. Hidden Valley Drive in Cave Creek.

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