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Food, money and auction items needed
In Nov. 20-26 Issue
By Greg Wells
Times Journal Managing Editor

"We're expecting more folks names will be called in this year than ever before," said Joey Hoover.

The man in charge of the WJRS Food for the Needy program, Kem Bell, said they have already been getting names submitted.

"The program helped feed 300 less fortunate families last year," Bell said.

Just as the WJRS program is expecting a heavy demand the Toys for Tots program, headed locally by the Jaycees, is also expecting to face a larger need than in years past.

They saw to part of the Christmas needs of 250 children last year and though they are expecting more need this year they are seeing some people stepping up early.

"The local businesses have been great, as they are every year," said Jaycee Chad Pendleton.

Both groups are looking for donations.

WJRS will have boxes out at the local groceries to collect canned goods and other non-perishable food. Bell said cash donations for the perishables, like the $500 from the Kroger store and its employees already delivered, are very welcome.

He said that to see how they help people can call him at 270-585-1080 or call the station 270-343-4444 for him, Joey Hoover or Jennifer Cross.

The Jaycees are contacting local businesses for donations that will be auctioned from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on November 26th and 27th. Those who weren't contacted or who want to donate personally can call Pendleton at 270-507-6947 or call Alan Foley at 270-507-6137.

The auction will, as always, be broadcast live on WJRS-104.9 and it will also be broadcast on Duo County TV-2.

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