CCC Business Department donates canned goods to help feed needy
CLARKSDALE – With five baskets filled to the rim with canned goods, the Care Station is now better prepared to tackle the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday thanks to the generous donations collected through a canned food drive hosted by Coahoma Community College’s Business Department.

CCC Business Department donates canned goods to help feed needy

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4061 - Brittany Davis-Green - bdavis@coahomacc.edu

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Wed Jan 14, 2015

CLARKSDALE – With five baskets filled to the rim with canned goods, the Care Station is now better prepared to tackle the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday thanks to the generous donations collected through a canned food drive hosted by Coahoma Community College’s Business Department.

The annual drive has been strategically held each year before the holiday season for more than a decade. This year, the department delivered an estimated 1,000 lbs of canned goods to the local soup kitchen Friday afternoon.

Minister Charlie Jones, a long-time volunteer of the Care Station, said that it’s great to see local organizations supporting the much-needed center that feeds on average 200 people per meal.

“It feels good to know that the ones that are less fortunate will be able to come and get a hot meal,” said Jones. “I believe they’re really appreciative of the college for helping to make that possible.”

CCC Business/CIS Chair Deborah Carter said she’s thankful for the support she’s received from the campus for the project over the years. “

We’re certainly appreciative of the campus—faculty, staff and students, for helping us each year in our endeavor to help feed the needy in our local community,” said Carter.

“People need to be fed not just at Thanksgiving but during the whole year around, and we’re looking forward to continuing our partnership and donating even more in the future. “