The annual “cram the car” food drive was a big success this year. In recognition of February being National Canned Food Month, HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois, Dan Hecht Chevrolet Toyota, Roy Schmitt Honda, and Northside Ford recently teamed up to collect non-perishable food items for the Catholic Charities food pantry. This second annual food drive effort by the four organizations collected 2711 pounds, filling four Home Care cars of food for the Catholic Charities Food Pantry.
“Thanks to the generous contributions of our HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital colleagues and community members, this second annual ‘Cram the Car for Catholic Charities’ food drive was a success,” said Kelley Esker, HSHS Home Care and Hospice Marketing Specialist. “The food we were able to collect was much appreciated by Catholic Charities and will be used to help families in our area.”
Esker extended her gratitude to Tammy Pike, with Dan Hecht Chevrolet Toyota; Jake Traub with Northside Ford; Kyle Lindsey and Twilla Kessler with Roy Schmidt Honda, and all their entire staff members for teaming up with HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois in making this second annual food drive a huge success.