High country health food: Boone Police Department Announces Sixth Annual Holiday Food and Funds Drive


The Boone Police Department is announcing its Sixth Annual Holiday Food and Funds Drive. This charity drive began Monday, November 26, 2018 and will continue until Friday, January 7, 2019. The food and funds collected will go to benefit the Hunger & Health Coalition (HHC) here in Boone. For the past 35 years, the Hunger & Health Coalition has collected, organized and distributed food, medication, clothing and firewood to needy families in our area. Last year, the Hunger Coalition’s food pantry gave out 11,385 food boxes to our neighbors in crisis and in their free pharmacy dispensed 18,150 prescriptions at a retail value of $2,650,383.94. Sadly, the need is increasing every year for the HHC’s services.

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