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Campbellsville Elementary School students and teachers delivered food to families during cold spell

Campbellsville Elementary School students and teachers helped local families as cold temperatures closed school last week.

To ensure that students and their families had food to eat and were kept warm while out of school, staff members began a drive to collect money and supplies.

Loading the food.

In cash and online donations of about $2,000 were collected.

Community members and businesses also donated food items, clothing and heaters.

Food was donated by Creek Side Restaurant and Gatti’s Pizza.

Kroger provided discounts on items purchased, and Don Franklin and Sports Reach loaned a van to deliver supplies.

Lowe’s provided boxes to collect items, and Trace Creek Softball Park provided a heater.

Citizens Bank and Trust Co. and KidspOt employees donated food, and Campbellsville Housing Authority provided gift cards to purchase food items.

Many staff members and other individuals provided food items and helped deliver.

In all, more than 10 families received food and supplies.


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