On Nov. 25 a bake sale and food drive was held outside of Shaw's Supermarket in Springfield. The sale netted $305.50, 351 bags of food were collected and $279 in cash donations were received.
Crown Point Cabinetry made a $1,000 gift to the Center through the NH Charitable Foundation. The Springfield Family Center wishes to publicly acknowledge and thank Crown Point Cabinetry for its support.
Three large boxes of food were collected and donated through a food drive conducted by Cota & Cota Oil. Thanks for your thoughtfulness.
When possible, leftovers from the Noonday meal are offered to diners for take home. We never seem to have any or enough containers to send leftovers home. Can you help? Thanks you to those that have already responded with containers.
The food drive on December 5 generated $114 in cash donations and hundreds of bags of food. Even Santa put $20 in the donation jug.
Proceeds from the Empty Bowl Dinner held in November at Springfield High School amounted to $1500 for the Center. We are grateful to all that made this event successful.
Cathy Cota from Springfield Adult Day delivered several bags of holiday cards made by seniors attending the program.
Thanks to the Elks Club that recently held a coat drive and gathered 300 coats of all shapes and sizes for the Center.
Black Watch Farm donated many nice cuts of meat valued at $475 - our kitchen and food shelf thank you.
June McCormac made a quilt that was raffled at PCM. The raffle among employees raised $182 that was matched by the company. Thank you for you gift of $364.
A food drive held at Springfield High School collected 1360 items for our food shelf. Hundreds of pounds of food were collected by Riverside Middle School students and staff.
The 3rd annual Christmas Caroling event for the neighborhood netted $105 cash and three bags of non-perishable food items for the Family Center. Thank you.
Holiday Basket Donors included: Steve Aikenhead, Chris Allen a& Anita Carlson-Allen, Anonymous, M/M Thomas Baird, Lydia Balch, M/M George Arnold, M/M Henry Bassett, M/M George Beebe, Carol Bellucci, M/M Keith Boundy, Neil Burr, M/M Gregory Chase, Ardythe Cluff, Margery Collins, Connecticut River Bank, Betsy Corliss, Rita Corliss, M/M Bruce Cox, M/M Bernard Crosier, Franklin Curran, Sarah Reeves Davis, M/M William Devereaux, M/M Norman Dubreil, Joan Farmer, Barbara Farnsworth, M/M Pat Farren, M/M Stanley Farrar, M/M Richard Fellenz, Finn & Stone, Richard Gorton, Marcia Graham, M/M John Graves, Olavene Haas, Linda Hains, M/M Prentice Hammond, Carol Hansen, Patricia Hayden, Doris Higgins, Hillside Auto, M/M George Hinkley, Mary Hodgson, Jeannine Hughes, M/M Graham Hunter, M/M Stuart Husband, Janice Izzo, M/M Bruce Johnson, M/M Carl Johnson, Eleanor Johnson, M/M Dan Kimball, Dolores Kuhn, M/M Russell Lacroix, M/M Wilfred Lambert, M/M Robert Lanoue, M/M Francis Larocque, Lawrence & Wheeler, Lucas Industries, Donald Magwire, Jill Markert & James Soucy, M/M Neil Martin, Winifred McDowell, M/M Donald McHarness, M/M Hugh McLernon, Ruth Miles, Karen Krieger & David Montgomery, M/M Todd Morse, M/M Eugene Nickerson, Lorraine Parker, PCM -Image-Tek, Katherine Peck, M/M Roger Peloquin, Robert L. Johnson Auxiliary #771, Mr. Thomas Riley, M/M Robert Rogers, Howard Ryan, M/M Robert Sanderson, Kathleen Sargent, M/M Howard Smith, M/M Norman Smith, Sandra Spindler, Linda Spinney, Springfield Animal Hospital, Springfield Police Assn, Springfield Rotary Club, Springfield Savings & Loan Assn, Springfield Senior Center, M/M Walter Stankevich, M/M Willis Stearns, M/M Linwood Stoddard, M/M Peter Svendsen, M/M Steve Sysko, M/M Al Tessier, Jeanne Vatne, Lorraine Wallace, M/M William Ward, Muriel Wheelock, Ann Whitcomb and M/M Alan Woodbury.
Nearly 200 families benefited.