Gifts for Canton Collection Runs Through Dec. 11
By John Fitts
CANTON – There might be just a few days left in the annual Gifts for Canton effort but there’s still many ways to pitch in.
Since 1995 the Canton Chamber of Commerce has led the effort, which involves collecting items such as holiday gifts, everyday essentials and gift cards to help struggling Canton residents. Last year, the effort helped some 60 families, which collectively represented 388 people.
The effort relies on donations from local residents as well as the help of partners such as ShopRite of Canton, The Canton Lions Club, the Rotary Club of Avon-canton, Larsen ACE Hardware and Jeannine Fund Raisers. The chamber also holds other fundraisers during the holiday season.
“The community is extremely involved,” said Jill Brandon, who is chairing this year’s drive. … Continue Reading