Blackfoot residents generous in food donations

Cub Scouts and brothers Caleb (on left) and Tyson Satterthwaite helped collect and unload food during Scouting for Food last Saturday. Samuel Mitchell, Richard Bishop and Blake Bishop of Troop 258, help unload food stuffs on Saturday as part of Scouting for Food. Richard Bishop, Blake Bishop of Troop 258, and Sheryl Thomson, co-chair of Scouting for Food, help unload food stuffs on Saturday.
Staff Writer

Not only was Saturday a beautiful day but also the citizens of Blackfoot showed their generosity in the contribution for food that will be given to people in need.
Scouting for Food took place on Saturday. Thirty-five scout units participated in this event.
“In the Blackfoot District Scouting for Food, 27,204 items were donated,” Scouting for Food co-chair Sheryl Thomas said. “Five hundred sixty-two Scouts contributed 1,124 Scout hours. There were 362 adult volunteers who contributed 735.5 volunteer hours.”
For the complete story, read it in the Monday, Oct. 30, edition of the Morning News.