Think of the less fortunate people

To the Editor:

With Halloween and the holiday season fast approaching, it’s easy to get caught up in everything you want and need. But this year, think of the less fortunate people.

Think of the people who have a job, but are still struggling to make ends meet. Think of the people who can’t find work, but still need to support their families. And think of the Hilltown Community Resource Center (HCRC), which provides for those people in need.

Many items are greatly needed this time of year at your local food pantries. The HCRC, which provides the supplies at food pantries in the Hilltowns, is currently in short supply of meat and other inexpensive staples, such as tuna fish and beef stew.

Since meat is perishable, it is better to donate money to the HCRC that the organization can use to buy meat themselves rather than to purchase meat for them.

And, since it’s almost Halloween, the HCRC might even accept your unopened extra candy!

Marcy Forti

Editor’s note: Marcy Forti, a seventh-grader at Berne-Knox-Westerlo, is helping the HCRC as part of her work to earn a Girl Scout Silver Award.

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