Thank You to Our Amazing Buddy Bag Participants!

Thank You to Our Amazing Buddy Bag Participants!

Over the past few months, dozens of businesses in Saline County have been holding food drives to collect food for Saline County Library's first-ever Summer Food Backpack program, our Buddy Bags!

We have received over 8,000 items including food items, hygiene items, backpacks and more! We are so thankful to be a part of such a giving community that is willing to help out hungry kids in Saline County this summer!

We wanted to give a HUGE shout-out to all of the businesses who helped us accomplish this goal! 

Businesses that participated in food drive:

Deana Oates Farmers Insurance
Crye Leike Bryant
Simmons Bank
Benton Physical Therapy
Proactive Physical Therapy
Fulks Family Dentistry
Crosspointe Church
Smith Caldwell
Amberwood Health and Rehab
Saline Courier
Elrod Glass
Orange Theory
Congo Road Baptist Church
Westside Pharmacy
Helping Hands
Healing Waters
Pinnacle Car Care
Todd Matthews Shelter Insurance
Jamey South State Farm
Saline County Drug Court
Colton’s Steakhouse and Grill
First Security
Bryant Elementary
Northside Church of Christ
Bryant Rotary
Bryant YPN

Businesses that donated backpacks:

Boys and Girls Club SC
Gwatney Chevrolet
McClarty Nissan
Big Red
Saline County 4-H
HealthCARE Express

Other donations: donated van and driver to pick up food on both pick up days
Crosspointe Chuch- storage for food and bags
Eagle Scouts Troop 81- volunteered time to pack bags and hold individual food drives

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