Freedom from Hunger campaign to help hungry, raise awareness
Every Fourth of July the nation commemorates its freedom, but this summer Manna FoodBank is hoping to have something different to celebrate in Haywood County.
With the support of local agencies, nonprofits and businesses, Manna is launching a Freedom from Hunger campaign throughout the county from June 15 to July 15. But instead of being just a regular food drive, the campaign will also focus on spreading awareness and getting people involved in the fight against hunger in this county.
Manna representatives recently had a meeting to discuss the campaign, and the idea was received enthusiastically.
“This community, it’s amazing to me the ways in which you work together,” said Manna representative Donna Ensley.
The idea of expanding the campaign beyond the simple task of collecting food for ...