By Anthony V. Masella Jr.
Speical to The Laker/Lutz News
PASCO COUNTY — Following weeks of gathering food at several Pasco County locations in, Republicans 4 Family Values Club leaders Ann and Fred Manno delivered goods to the Volunteer Way CEO Lester Cypher’s food bank warehouse in preparation for Thanksgiving Day.
Volunteer Way is an organization that works all year to serve the needy in Pasco and surrounding counties and will have a Thanksgiving Dinner at noon Nov. 26 at First Assembly of God, 6310 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. The children can enjoy many activities such as clowns, face painting, a moonwalk, and many games.
“We have many homeless, low-income families and people that are out of work that will have no Thanksgiving dinner for their families,” said Cypher. “With the help of many clubs and organizations like Republicans 4 Family Values Club, we hope to make their holiday a little better this year.”
Ann and Fred Manno, who lead Pasco Republicans 4 Family Values Club, put out collection boxes at many government offices and other sites. The nonperishable goods were then delivered to Volunteer Way. The group also donated more than $230 to buy turkeys for the banquet and arranged for supermarkets to give items to the cause. Volunteer Way is still inviting people to the Nov. 26 banquet. For more information, visit www.thevolunteerway.org or call (727) 815-0433. For calls after noon, leave a message with complete name, address, phone number and the number of people you plan to bring to the event.