Saturday, February 16, 2013

"the giving season spans the entire year"

Franklin Phone-A-Thon to raise money for pantry

Losing a day to the Blizzard of 2013 has not deterred the more than 30 volunteers for today’s Franklin Food Pantry Phone-A-Thon from endeavoring to beat last year’s fundraising total.

Franklin Food Pantry

Those staffing the phones have a list of more than 3,000 residents to call. "There’s 15 phones, and we have three different shifts," Lynch said, adding that Dean has graciously offered to feed the volunteers. 
That makes for a lot of dialing, but also a lot of excitement. 
"It’s absolutely fun," Lynch said. "It’s a great way for people to feel like they are making a difference." 
And whatever the final amount, she said, "We’re so grateful for all of the community’s support. It’s been wonderful."

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To make a secure donation online, you can visit the Franklin Food Pantry webpage

or use the Donate Button on the top right corner of the Franklin Matters page. The donation routes directly to the Food Pantry account.

Disclosure: I am  honored to lead the Board of the Directors of the Franklin Food Pantry. Helping our neighbors matters very much to me.

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