West Lincoln food bank in dire need
A drop in donations over the summer, coupled with an unexpected increase in demand for its services, has resulted in the West Lincoln Community Care in desperate need of food.
The shelves are almost bare and Garry Warden, program manager at WLCC, tells Niagara This Week, that they're up 20 families this month over last year.
Warden is calling on individuals and organizations to start food drives or to expand current donation programs. He says they've never had to turn any one away until now but he's confident the community will come through.
Items in demand include canned goods, Hamburger Helper, condiments, coffee, and pancake mix. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, Warden is hoping people would be willing to pick up an extra turkey and donate it.
If you can help, you can make a donation in person at West Lincoln Community Care at 2660 Industrial Park Rd. in Smithville.