Unions collect food for FM Food Pantry

From left to right, Jason Woolverton and Josh Gordon from SMART #445. Not pictured is Adam Moore from UFCW #617.

FORT MADISON – Local #617 of the United Food Commercial Workers (UFCW) and Local #445 of the Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation Workers (SMART) organized a recent food drive at Hy-Vee.  UFCW’s generous donation of $500 and the community’s offering of $390.80 will purchase over 533 pounds of food, which translates to 444 meals for the food-insecure in the community. Another 150 lbs of collected nonperishable foods will provide 125 meals, according to Food Pantry Director Lin Cramer.

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