This year's Together We Can Holiday Food Drive was an enormous success! We camped out at Market Street United the week of December 6-11 and boy did the community really come out to help us!!! Here is a list of the schools and businesses that participated in the week-long event:
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Pete's CarSmart Kia
St. Luke's Presbyterian
Chaparral Hills Baptist Church, Youth
Happy State Bank
Hillside Christian Church
Trinity Fellowship Church Xtreme
Humphery's Highland Elementary
WTAMU Ad/PR Clubs
Phi Theta Kappa (Amarillo College)
Austin Middle School
Bank of America
Amarillo Area Chapter of Credit Unions
St. Andrews Episcipal School
Paramount Terrace Elementary
Amarillo National Bank
Randall High School
River Road High School
Western Plateau Elementary
Carver Early Childhood Academy
Sleepy Hollow Elementary
Will Rogers Elementary
Crockett Middle School
Canyon High School
Thanks to these and the thousands who came by to make a personal donation, we were able to collect 120,148 pounds of food! Also, we collected $65,253 in cash donations!
Each year Doppler Dave, helps us collect peanut butter and this year was no different, except this year he wanted the people of the Panhandle to collect a ton (2,000 lbs) of peanut butter! The public was so generous, and brought us 2,013 lbs. of peanut buttery goodness! Together We Can, and together WE DID!
The need continues, so you can make food donations at our offices 815 S. Ross, or any United Supermarkets through the end of December. You can make a cash donation at or offices or send a check to PO Box 31803, 79102 and SOON online at hpfb.org!
Merry Christmas from all of us at the High Plains Food Bank! Thank EACH and every one for their generosity to us throughout the year! We are able to meet the needs of the Panhandle because of your generosity!