Marysville community came through to help

On Nov. 6 Operation Marysville Community Christmas (OMCC) conducted an all-city food drive. It is with great appreciation that we thank Albertsons North, Albertsons South, Allen Creek Thriftway, Food Pavilion, Fred Meyer, Haggen and Safeway for allowing us to hold the food drive in their stores. Thanks also go to members of the Girl Scouts, Kiwanis, Lakewood students, Lions Club, Marysville-Pilchuck High School students, NJROTC, and Marysville Soroptimist for collecting the food and donations throughout the day. Mostly, we want to thank the community for donating more than 5,200 pounds of food and $978 in cash and meat certificates.

Finally, thank you to all of the volunteers at the food bank who also gave up their Saturday to pick up and sort the collected food. In all, there were approximately 75 volunteers working throughout the day to make this a success.

The generosity of the community and volunteers was tremendous and will go a long way toward feeding the hungry in Marysville this holiday season. Thank you all.

LILLIE LEIN, Coordinator

Operation Marysville

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