July 23, 2018

Neighbors helping neighbors

Williston residents and locals from nearby towns came together to make sure local food shelves had enough food for the Thanksgiving holiday.

 Judy Whitman of Williston drops off a turkey at the Williston Fire Department. The department collected turkeys Saturday for the Williston Community Food Shelf. (Observer photo by Al Frey)

Judy Whitman of Williston drops off a turkey at the Williston Fire Department. The department collected turkeys Saturday for the Williston Community Food Shelf. (Observer photo by Al Frey)

Williston Community Food Shelf Volunteers Jo Selwah (left) and Ginger Morton pose with the 260 turkeys the food shelf collected in a few hours Saturday during its Turkey Day event. ‘We are deeply appreciative for the generous community that we are so fortunate to be a part of,’ Food Shelf volunteer Jen Daudelin wrote in an email to the Observer. (Observer courtesy photo)

Williston Community Food Shelf Volunteers Jo Selwah (left) and Ginger Morton pose with the 260 turkeys the food shelf collected in a few hours Saturday during its Turkey Day event. ‘We are deeply appreciative for the generous community that we are so fortunate to be a part of,’ Food Shelf volunteer Jen Daudelin wrote in an email to the Observer. (Observer courtesy photo)

New England Federal Credit Union employee Evelyn Rivera, (second from left) along with (from left) NEFCU’s Sue Wainer, Williston Community Food Shelf volunteer and Turkey Day Coordinator Ginger Morton and NEFCU’s Kyle Bergeron, hold a donation check for $2,500 —money that Rivera helped to raise for the food shelf. Rivera, dubbed the ‘Turkey Goddess,’ was given a turkey hat to thank her for rallying fellow NEFCU employees to donate money and turkeys.  (Observer photo by Marianne Apfelbaum)

New England Federal Credit Union employee Evelyn Rivera, (second from left) along with (from left) NEFCU’s Sue Wainer, Williston Community Food Shelf volunteer and Turkey Day Coordinator Ginger Morton and NEFCU’s Kyle Bergeron, hold a donation check for $2,500 —money that Rivera helped to raise for the food shelf. Rivera, dubbed the ‘Turkey Goddess,’ was given a turkey hat to thank her for rallying fellow NEFCU employees to donate money and turkeys.
(Observer photo by Marianne Apfelbaum)

Hinesburg Police Chief Frank Koss stands outside Hannaford in Williston last Saturday, collecting food donations as part of a food drive hosted by police for the Hinesburg Food Shelf. (Observer photo by Marianne Apfelbaum)

Hinesburg Police Chief Frank Koss stands outside Hannaford in Williston last Saturday, collecting food donations as part of a food drive hosted by police for the Hinesburg Food Shelf. (Observer photo by Marianne Apfelbaum)

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