WSOY and our community partners, ADM, Team Soy – Soy Capital Bank & J.L. Hubbard Insurance and Bonds, Skeff Distributing, Jones & Thomas/JTnet, Decatur Back & Neck Center, Tickets N Trips, First Christian Church, Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy & Colee’s Corner Drugs, DynaGraphics/Wood Printing, United Way, Kroger, Herald & Review, and WAND-TV want to thank the entire community for another successful and amazing WSOY Community Food Drive. The 14th annual WSOY Community Food Drive on October 9th was a tremendous success, raising 1,271,080 pounds of food in 12 hours! All food and money collected is given to Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army. And because of the wonderful generosity of the community we are also able to give funds to the Good Samaritan Inn, Northeast Community Fund, the Judy Mason Thanksgiving Basket Project and Reasonable Services Inc.
Thanks to our community partners, we are giving substantial financial awards to the top five local schools that collected the most food for our drive. This year’s cash awards are as follows: (For a full list of school totals, see below)
1st Place – $2,500 – St. Pats
2nd Place – $1,500 – St. Teresa
3rd Place – $1,000 – Holy Family
4th Place – $750 – Mt Zion High School
5th Place – $500 – Warrensburg Latham
From large companies to small businesses, schools and community groups, churches and people just stopping by to give, we couldn’t have done it without you. A special thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who gave their time to make the food drive a success. In addition, thank you to our in-kind donors : Dynagraphics/Wood Printing , Dunn Co., Hite Tent Rental, Napa Auto, Central Illinois Scale, Parke Warehouse, Lamar Advertising, Refreshment Services Pepsi, Decatur Park District, Kroger, Knights of Columbus, Bendsen Signs & Graphics, Dawson & Wikoff, ADM, First Christian Church, McDonalds, Kroger, Papa Murphy’s, Marquis Beverage, Olive Garden, Culver’s and Little Ceasars.
September 21, 2020 – The WSOY Community Food Drive is seeking a limited number of volunteers for the event taking place on October 2nd. The Food Drive will be held from 6am to 6pm at the Kroger on Rt. 36. Due to COVID-19, only monetary donations are being accepted at this year’s drive. The WSOY…Continue Reading