NARFE Food Drive for Waxahachie Care

9Dec2015OffInstallFoodDrive-9Dec2014WAXAHACHIE, TX – The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1191 held its monthly meeting at the Ennis Grand Buffet on Tues, 9 Dec 2014. Local NARFE officers were installed for 2015: James Whitfield, Sec; Bob Cornell, Treas; Steve Armstrong, 2nd VP; Ken Nedderman, 1st VP and Rex Carey, Pres. Geneva Howe, Pres of Chap 1183 in N. E. Tarrant Co. conducted the installation.
A food drive for Waxahachie Care was also held for canned goods and other donations. Waxahachie Care, organized in 1982, provides an opportunity for neighbors to help neighbors in need with counseling, food and financial assistance. About 700 – 800 people representing about 400 families are provided food each month. Waxahachie Care is part of the North Texas Food Bank and was awarded the Nonprofit Agency of the Year Award in 2013 by the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce. Volunteers and donations of food, paper products, toiletry items, shampoo, detergents, diapers etc. may be made at 1208 Ferris Ave, Waxahachie, TX 75165.
Financial assistance may be made to Waxahachie Care, P. O. Box 371, Waxahachie, TX 75165. Ref. www.waxahachiecare.org and 972-923-2273 for more information on the program and how to assist.