Charitable efforts ring in holidays

Published 9:45 am Friday, November 16, 2012

Recently, The Tribune highlighted the ongoing “season of giving” and the myriad of opportunities to make a difference in our community. It is safe to say that the outpouring of support for civic projects and charitable efforts has been heartwarming.

Countless groups, organizations and individuals have stepped up to initiate projects that range from coat and glove distribution to food drives to the Secret Santa work to free turkey dinners.

The Ironton Eagles Ladies Auxiliary gave away free turkey dinners Thursday.

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Hecla Water Association is currently conducting a month-long food drive to help those in need and offering a chance to win prizes for those who donate.

First Baptist Church in Ironton partnered with Appalachia New Day Ministries to conduct a coat drive and giveaway.

These are just a few of the recent efforts that have been highlighted. There isn’t enough space to list them all and there are certainly others that deserve recognition as well.

The Tribune will continue to showcase the this good news.

We commend every individual and organization that is going above and beyond to make the holidays a little brighter for those most in need.