Battle of the Merchants Food Drive

Posted on: September 8th, 2014

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Fair Grove WINS!!!

Strafford had 9651 pounds. Fair Grove had 26535.86 pounds.

There are not enough words to say THANK YOU to the merchants, their customers, the students and their families, along with all the people in this community who gave such AWESOME support to the Weekend Backpack Program to keep the children in our community fed. All of the money will be used to purchase foods for the Weekend Backpack Program that is operated by volunteers with Heart2Heart.  The food donations will be used for the Backpack Program and some will be used to help people in Fair Grove School District with emergency food needs.

Cash from merchants: $1087.04
Cash from school: $2044.00
Total Cash: $3131.04

Merchants Food: 269.47 pounds
School Food: 10611 pounds
Total Food: 10880 pounds.

September 1st– 26th

Give Food or Dollars
$1.00 = 5 pounds of food

Food donated will then be accumulated at the school for the “Can the Indians” Food Drive total to help Fair Grove win the challenge versus Strafford. All  monetary donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of tax law through Heart 2 Heart Outreach Ministries non-profit organization.

WHO: Anyone can participate
WHAT: Food and cash donations are accepted
WHEN: September 1st- 26th, 2014
WHERE: Fair Grove Merchants (and the FG School)
WHY: To Benefit the Fair Grove Backpack Food Program

Participating Merchants:

  • O’Bannon Bank
  • Bank of Bolivar
  • Cool Your Jets
  • Somewhere in Time
  • Old Mill Flea Market
  • Sharp’s Mini Mart
  • Empire Bank
  • Premier Automotive
  • Modern Waves
  • Hills Flea Market
  • Fair Grove Veterinary Service
  • Hilltop Pizza
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts
  • The Little School
  • Overstock Outlet
  • Odd Fellows
  • Summer Fresh

Documents Available for Download:

battle-of-the-merchants-food-drive  food-drive-info-sheet

can-the-indians-food-dollar-comparison  food-drive-funnel