The Blair Bedford Labor Council was not able to conduct the NALC food drive this year which normally nets us 27 tons of food that we distribute to five area food banks. This year we were unable to do that due to COVID, so we are doing a virtual food drive where as we are collecting checks for the five food banks through our Community Service Agency located at our hall. We would appreciate any and all donations to help the 13 percent unemployed in our area, checks should be made out to Blair County Community Service Agency and sent to our hall! tHE ADRESS FOR SENDING CHECKS IS 302 EAST WOPSONONOCK AVENUE, ALTOONA, PA. 16601
THE FOLLOWING LOCALS AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE CONTRIBUTED GENEROUSLY TO THIS LABOR DAY FOOD DRIVE PROJECT; UNITED STEELWORKERS DISTRICT 10, IBEW 5 , IBEW 2273, IAM 98, IAM 1639, HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, OPEIU 277, ATU 802, TWU 2017, AFSCME COUNCIL 83, CARPENTERS 423, CENTRAL PA ALF, SOUTH CENTRAL BUILDING TRADES, AND THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS HAVE CONTRIBUTED AS WELL, HYMAN ANTIKOL, JEFF WILLS AND BOB KUTZ! WE HOPE IF YOU CAN PLEASE DONATE WE ARE WITHIN 1100 DOLLARS OF OUR GOAL AND TODAY IS AUGUST 25TH, WE WANT TO DELIVER THIS BY LABOR DAY! wE HAVE RECEIVED ADDITIONAL DONATIONS BY AFSCME 691, SHEET METAL 19, PAT CELLINI, JOE MURI, JOE DOYLE, AND PATTY BECKER. WE PRESENTED THE CHECKS ON 9-4-2020 OF 1000 DOLLARS TO ALL FIVE FOOD BANKS
we are proud to announce that we reached goal of 1000 dollars was given to the five food banks represented by the folks in the picture , it was a great event and great day!