Local businesses and organizations team up for annual food drive


DECATUR - WAND-TV is teaming up with WSOY and more than 10 other local businesses and organizations for the 14th annual WSOY Community Food Drive in October.

The food drive is scheduled to be held on October 9.  Last year, more than 1 million pounds of food was collected to be distributed to local food pantries and families in need.  We've included a list of community partners for this year's food drive below:

- Archer Daniels Midland
- Team Soy - Soy Capital Bank & J.L. Hubbard Insurance and Bonds
- Skeff Distributing
- Jones & Thomas
- Decatur Colee's Corner Drugs
- DynaGraphics/Wood Printing
- Kroger
- Herald & Review

This year's goal is to exceed 1,040,000 pounds of food.  Additionally, the top five schools that provide the largest food donations will receive a cash prize, ranging from $2,500 for first place to $500 for fifth place.  All food and money collected during this event will be donated to Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army.

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