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Georgia Northwestern encouraging donations to local food bank
Contact: Don Foley
Date: December 18, 2009
(LaFayette, GA) – Before the Mustangs (3-0) put their perfect record to the test on the road in Carrollton versus West Georgia Tech Saturday, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, David Stephenson and his team have put a local food bank first on their Christmas List this week.
This past week, Stephenson and Georgia Northwestern freshman, Kyle Wilson (Armuchee) made their way to the Care Mission in LaFayette, Georgia to make a donation of non-perishable items to the food pantry portion of the ministry. “The team felt like they wanted to be able to give something back to the community,” said Stephenson. “These players see neighbors, friends, and even some of their own family suffer throughout the year. They wanted to take action.”
Kendra and Deon Phillips help coordinate the efforts of the mission open to the public in Walker County. The Care Mission first opened its doors in 2006. For more information, you can email the GNTC Mustang Basketball Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mustangs first gave to the mission during the Christmas Season last year. The Georgia Northwestern basketball program will make a toy donation next week to the Walker County Sheriff’s Department for their annual Toy Run effort which helps families in need provide Christmas presents for their children.