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American Legion Post 290 Christmas Food Basket
Every year, Post 290, in conjunction with the Stafford County Public School system, sponsors a food drive in order to provide holiday meals for those county residents in need of some assistance. Donation boxes are delivered to the schools in November and will be picked up by Post 290 members in mid-December.
Members of the Post and volunteers sort, organize and prepare food baskets in late December in order to have them available for distribution shortly before the holidays.
If you would like to participate in this program as a volunteer, receive additional information concerning the project, or if you know of any families in need of assistance, please contact our program coordinator, Lani Burnett, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If your announcement provides a benefit or improves the community quality of life and is legal, Post 290, at its sole discretion, may post your announcement. Except for emergencies, please allow two weeks notice prior to the event date.