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By Lila Johnson
Mill Creek Garden Club Publicity Chair 

Mill Creek Garden Club donates 1,000 pounds to Mill Creek Community Food Bank

Need is especially high during the COVID-19 pandemic

Series: Coronavirus | Story 122

Last updated 7/3/2020 at 9:26am

Courtesy of Mill Creek Garden Club Lila Johnson, MCGC

The Mill Creek Garden Club donated 1,000 pounds of food to the Mill Creek Community Food Bank in June. They used some of the proceeds from the 2019 Mill Creek Garden Tour to buy the needed items.

The economic impact of COVID-19 has increased the number of families needing assistance from the Mill Creek Community Food Bank. Wishing to be a good neighbor, Mill Creek Garden Club's Board approved a $1,000 donation to the Food Bank operated by the Hope Creek Charitable Foundation.

Some of the proceeds from the Club's 2019 Garden Tour were used to fund this gift.

The Mill Creek Garden Club officers and Hope Creek Charitable Foundation came up with a novel way for Garden Club to donate. With a shopping list of "needed items" in hand, Lyndal Kennedy, Kathy Thomas, Connie Hannam, Nancy H...

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