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Gum Drops packs weekend meals for needy children

Date: September 24, 2015 Author: Stacey Categories: News, Uncategorized


56020551ca8fb.imageVolunteers (from left) Bob Flowers of Christopher, Jayleen Waldron of Carterville, Landrie Hancock, 6, and her mother Dawn Hancock of Johnston City, put together packages of food Tuesday at the Gum Drops Packing Station, located at 1005 Briarwood in Carterville. Gum Drops is a non-profit charity that provides a weekend bag of child-friendly food to help enhance the quality of life for at-risk children throughout Southern Illinois.

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By Stephanie Esters


The Southern Illinoisan