Winn-Dixie delivers holiday meals to military families

Good News Notes: “Military families in need got a boost last week when employees of Winn-Dixie donated hundreds of turkeys and holiday meal essentials, just in time for the big feast. A long line of cars streamed in and out of the parking lot at the Neptune Beach store for the event, held in partnership with the USO….

Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund Awards $57K in Grants

Good News Notes: “The Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund and the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties have awarded grants totaling $57,000 to 24 nonprofit animal rescue organizations across Virginia. Ursula Landsrath created the Animal Rescue Fund of Virginia as an independent organization in 2008, distributing more than $1 million to Virginia-based animal…

Drive-thru food distributions serving hungry San Diegans

Good News Notes: “The cars start lining up early and before long, they’re stretched out of the parking lot and down the road. About once a month, at the Faith Chapel here in Spring Valley, Feeding San Diego staff and volunteers turn this spot into a stop on what they call the “Together Tour.” “Anyone…

Hero Veterans Tackle Food Insecurity and Feed Fellow Vets

Good News Notes: “Former Marine Corps cook Dionisio Cucuta, Jr. has served 2.7 million meals since March 30, 2020. At the beginning of the pandemic, the retired chef and disabled combat veteran partnered with the food rescue organization Table to Table, feeding 3,000 families — including 250-300 veterans — through his Table to Table Tuesdays program…

Lowcountry Foodbank receives $50,000 donation from NASCAR star

Good News Notes: “The Lowcountry Foodbank got a $50,000 donation from NASCAR driver Kyle Larson and the Hendrick Automotive Group. Organizers with the foodbank said it is enough money to feed 300,000 people. “In 2020 we distributed close to 39 million pounds of food; this year, we anticipate distributing close to the same around about…

Asheville nonprofit distributes diapers to families in need

Good News Notes: “Like many other products, diapers are getting more expensive. That’s why local nonprofit organization BeLoved Asheville is distributing 30,000 diapers to families in need — no questions asked. “Right here, we control everything and we decide, this is free and this is, because we want to offer the resource to the community,” said Ponkho…