Food pantry prepares to distribute holiday food boxes
November 10, 2021
Lt. Jon Tollerud and his wife, Rosie, along with a handful of volunteers have begun preparations for The Salvation Army's Thanksgiving and Christmas food boxes and toy drive programs.
Depending on the time of year, the Salvation Army's food pantry serves more than 10% of Wrangell's population, Tollerud said. Food insecurities aren't necessarily any worse during the holiday season, he said, but the effort of the food pantry changes as needed to help those in need.
Along with the food bags that are given out each week, there will be a Thanksgiving meal box distribution day and one for Christ...