No holiday for hunger

The holiday season, or “season of giving,” moves many people to look beyond themselves and consider the needs of the nearly quarter of a million people in this region who are hungry.

Charitable organizations, here and around the country, are typically awash with donations of food, clothes, and money when the weather cools, leaves turn, and everyone feels the holiday spirit.

That’s great, Anderson County advocates said, but fighting hunger is a year-round battle that calls for our assistance every month of the year. Those who package, prepare, and deliver aid to the needy would like people to hold onto the spirit of giving in spring, when donations all but cease.
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