Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Aberdeen Proving Ground has a tradition of giving food and toys to the needy.
For the past 25 years, Aberdeen Proving Ground South’s Food, Toy and Gift Drive has benefited local residents in need. A ceremony marking the milestone was held on Dec. 13 at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, according to an APG release. A collection between Oct. 31 and Dec. 7 yielded 55 boxes of food and 45 boxes of toys. Mason Dixon Community Services, which provides emergency food and energy assistance to low-income residents in Harford County, accepted the food donations. Toy donations were presented to Edgewood Sharing Table, a non-profit coalition of churches, and Extreme Family Outreach, an organization that provides after-school and summer programs for elementary and middle school students in Edgewood, Joppatowne …
Friday, December 23, 2011
Underprivileged families will receive donated gifts in time for Christmas.
Aberdeen Police Department personnel are distributing toys and food today to underprivileged families living in the city. Officer Arnold Houghton, records clerk Margarete Brown and executive assistant Jennifer Liberto coordinated the Holiday Food and Toy Drive. The shift of officers and department personnel that donated the most items will receive one paid day off, said Lt. Fred Budnick.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Bring extra toys and food to the Aberdeen Police station.
The Aberdeen Police Department is asking citizens to donate food and toys to help families in need this holiday season. The police department will be hosting the Holiday Food and Toy Drive through Dec. 23. Donations can be dropped off at the Aberdeen Police station, located at 60 N. Parke Street. "You have the ability to help us make this holiday season a little better for those less fortunate in Aberdeen," was the message of a police press release. Police officers are looking to collect canned foods such as meats, fruits and vegetables and boxed goods like pasta, rice and cereal. Toys of any size can be donated. Anyone with questions about the drive can contact Officer Arnold Houghton or Executive Assistant Jennifer Liberto at 410-272-…