Vail Valley shatters giving goal for Thanksgiving

25th November, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — Valley locals gave until it felt good, collecting more than 24 tons of food and almost $4,300 to buy more.When it was all collected, packed and loaded, the total weighed 48,438 pounds collected at local stores and schools. People sometimes forgot to bring food to donate, but could almost always reach into their pockets for a couple bucks, $4,299.22, in fact.“Awesome job team! This is about an 8,000 pound increase from last year,” said Officer Craig Westering, the Vail Police Department food drive coordinator.That includes a jump in cash donations as well, Westering said.Those totals do not …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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