For Immediate Release
Date: December 20, 2012
WHAT: News Conference to donate thousands of cans of food by City employees to America’s Second Harvest of the Coastal Empire this holiday season.
WHEN: 2 p.m., Friday, December 21 (Tomorrow)
WHERE: Savannah Civic Center, front steps. Trucks from all eight City Bureaus will be loaded with canned food donations at the event. After the news conference, the trucks will caravan to America’s Second Harvest.
WHO: Mayor Edna B. Jackson & City Aldermen, Representatives from America’s Second Harvest of the Coastal Empire, and City leaders will join with City employees
WHY: City leaders launched the Great Savannah Canned Food Drive this week after receiving word that America’s Second Harvest’s cupboards were almost bare this holiday season. The Food Drive includes a good-natured competition amongst all eight City Bureaus to see which employees are most generous this holiday season. The City has seen active participation from all parts of the City organization.