foodpantry 122220WOOD RIVER – To brighten the holiday season for families in need, State Senator Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon) and Wood River City Councilman Mike Anderson are partnering to host a food drive in an effort to replenish the stock at food banks in Wood River.

“Although the holidays are some of the most joyful times of the year, many families are struggling,” Crowe said. “While there are many ways to help our friends and neighbors through the pandemic, I strongly encourage anyone able to donate to this food drive.”

Nonperishable food items will be accepted starting Jan. 1, 2021 in donation boxes at two locations in Wood River:

  • Crowe’s Office, 111 N. Wood River Ave. Ste. A
  • Russell’s Corner Café, 84 E. Ferguson Ave.

“Thank you in advance to our community for helping each other in this time of uncertainty,” Anderson said. “This is a great opportunity to start the new year helping local people in need.”

For more information, call Mira at (618) 401-4165 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..