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Consider giving to local charities to help our area’s low income

Editor, Ceres Courier,

It sure is going to be a cold winter and local charities are asking folks to look in their clothes for usable coats and jackets that can be donated to help keep low-income persons warm.

In this season of giving, it makes people feel good to give to those in need. I encourage those who can donate items or cash to local charities. Local nonprofits like Loves Food Pantry in Ceres, the Salvation Army, Modesto Gospel Mission, and Church in the Park all have websites where you may donate.

Maybe you afford to spread it around a bit. Your charity will be welcomed. It’s also easy to write a check and drop it in the mail for those who do not have access to the internet. Food banks and pantries use cash donations to help give a few extras during the holiday season.

Food and warmth are most welcomed by the homeless and others in need. Food insecurity is common to the elderly and children on the low-income threshold. So, any bit you can contribute is wanted and appreciated. Donations made here, stay here to benefit friends and neighbors.

Daniel Marsh,


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