Help for the holidays is on the way
Mingo Junction Social Services distributed 235 Thanksgiving baskets to families in need on Wednesday. Helping were, from left, Kristen Wheeler-Kurner of Wheeler Funeral Home; Sophie Schoolcraft, director; Cathy DiBenedetto, Indian Creek Junior High School National Junior Honor Society adviser; D’Andrea Harper, volunteer; Addyson Banks, honor society member; Linda Caputo, volunteer; Pressley Snodgrass, honor society member; and Brandon Matuska of Williams Energy. Several organizations, schools, churches, including St. John Byzantine Church, and businesses have donated money and food items for the baskets. Christmas baskets will be distributed from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Dec. 19.
— Mark Law