The fourth annual Mahoning Farm Bureau “Hunger Action” project with the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley during the Canfield Fair is scheduled Thursday and Friday during the Jr. Fair Livestock Auction. Join in with the bidder’s who donate their purchase to help supply the food bank supply much needed protein to the diets of many. Last year a total of 1,966 pounds of locally raised meat which was ground, packaged and frozen into three and five pound cylinder’s and distributed through The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley. An additional 2,585 pounds were donated to The Rescue Mission in Youngstown and The Banquet of Salem. The purchase helps the Jr. Fair Livestock members and feed the hungry in our Valley. A “win-win” ! For more information: [email protected].
Those who donated at the 2011 Canfield Fair were: Scott & Donna Baird, George Berlin, Debbie Burger, Burlingame Family, Chesapeake Energy, Inc., Deerfield Farms Services, Inc., Diversified Services, Inc., East Park Veterinary, First Federated Church, North Jackson, Grinding Equipment & Machinery, Janice Hanna, Ron, Tanya, Payton & Reese Higgins, Katie Houk, Koch Farms, Paul Lyden, Atty. Lynn Maro, Doug & Kathy Martig, County Commissioner J. McNally, Molly Phillips, David Patrick (Wells Fargo), Primaveria Family & The Georgetown, Carol Rodriguez, Shiloh Farms, Welsh Motors, Inc. Barb & Dan Withers, Witmer’s Feed & Grain, Inc., and Marjorie Yerman.