Arleen Cooper left with St. Luke Baptist Church, Rosetta Jeter with DSS, and Julia Hungerpiller with Fairfield Community Food Bank stand together in unity as they work to combat hunger this holiday season.
Standing around the Christmas tree are, kneeling left, Arleen Cooper of Saint Luke Baptist Church, seated right, Julia Hungerpiller with Fairfield Community Food Bank., Standing are, from the left, Kenneth Leon Carter, Debi Layton, Jaquilla Robertson, Yolonda Gownes, Steven Mitchell, Jennifer Hollis, Valencia Cohens, Sharon Pearson, Diane Williams with the Fairfield Community Food Bank and Rosetta Jeter with DSS.
FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The S.C. Department of Social Services of Fairfield County donated non-perishable food items to The Community Food Bank and Saint Luke Baptist Church Food Bank.
The staff members of DSS collected the food items and took part in the contributing on Dec. 5, with representatives from both food banks in attendance.
County Director James Nichols spearheaded the collection of the items that were donated to the food banks.
“The event was a huge success and we hope that both food banks will be able to use the items that we have contributed,” said Rosetta Jeter of DSS.