Articles About charity

  • Demand is up at food pantry for food and coats

    Recent donations piled up at the Yellow Springs Food Pantry at the United Methodist Church, which is seeing increased demand this year for food and household goods. The pantry is expecting a donation of 1,500 food items from Mills Lawn later this week. Non-expired non-perishable food can be dropped off at the church. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In Yellow Springs, those who serve the needy are seeing the holiday spirit of solidarity with generous donations of money, food and gifts from villagers so far this season.

  • Villagers share the holiday spirit

    Debbie Henderson is one of the community volunteers who helps to organize Share the Joy, a holiday gift-giving project located at the Yellow Springs Library that provides gifts for needy villagers. See page 4 for details. (Photo by Jeff Simons)

    What began more than 20 years ago with a small group of local volunteers collecting fruit baskets for low-income families has evolved into a program—Share the Joy—whereby struggling families in Yellow Springs can request essential gifts for themselves and their children.

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