Western: It’s cookie time!

Carolinas News Notes

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Loving Food Resources will engage the community in volunteering to help fill 200 holiday cookie boxes on Dec. 19, 6 p.m., at Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, 123 Kenilworth Rd.

Participants are asked to bring four dozen homemade or bakery-baked cookies with them to share. They can also be brought to Ace Hardware, 812 Merrimon Ave., until 5 p.m. on Dec. 19.

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The following morning LFR will distribute them to their clients, along with their regular food items.

Enjoy holiday treats, music and lots of cold milk during the packing session.

LFR is a food pantry for people living with HIV/AIDS or who are in home hospice care. It is located on the church property. The pantry is open for client shopping on Saturdays between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Volunteers are always welcome. Call 828-255-9282 to learn more.

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info: 828-254-8832. bsharpL614@aol.com. lovingfood.org.

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Posted by Lainey Millen

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