|

Care package drive a rousing success

HANDS4HOPE youth and volunteers take a breather after boxing up packages for the troops following a very successful donation drive. Courtesy photo
HANDS4HOPE youth and volunteers take a breather after boxing up packages for the troops following a very successful donation drive. Courtesy photo

HANDS4HOPE youth and volunteers take a breather after boxing up packages for the troops following a very successful donation drive. Courtesy photo

Volunteers with Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference organized and pulled off a very successful drive to raise money and collect items for soldier care packages.

Community members and organizations donated more than 2,500 items and $350 for the Honor Our Troops Committee to help pay for shipping the boxes, which went to local soldiers. The drive in El Dorado Hills Town Center ran June 13 through July 4.

A big “Thank You” goes out to everyone who pitched in. For more information about Hands4Hope’s activities visit .hands4hopeyouth.org.

Short URL: http://www.villagelife.com/?p=9620

This story falls on page ""
Posted by on Jul 19 2011.
Last Login:
Filed under Feature Photos, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed



Recently Commented

  • Merrilee Posner: John Hidah. A man who is not careless with the truth. He is willing to face hard realities and...
  • Oak Ridge Parent: I couldn’t agree more. Throw in the over-crowded Oak Ridge campus (2600 students on a campus...
  • Frank Scherer: I love this. What beautiful artwork!
  • Danyelle Knight Woodley: Thank you, Julie, for the wonderfully written article and for helping get the word out about...
  • susan parker: As an active community member, whom has worked with Brent during his entire 4 years with the CSD, I...