A group of IBEW 1245 members in Nevada took up a collection to support Evelyn Mount’s annual Holiday Food Drive this past December. They succeeding in raising over $1100, which they used to purchase a pickup truck full of food, including 40 turkeys, to donate to Mount’s Outreach Center. The also wrote Mount a check for $270.
David Thieme, Gayle Anderson and John Wilson were in charge of collecting donations. Thieme and Wilson, along Carl Shoemaker and his two sons, John and Jeffrey, purchased the groceries and dropped them off at at Mount’s food bank.
“I want to thank everyone that donated to make the 1245 Evelyn Mount food drive a success,” said Wilson. “Union and MPAT members donated generously to make this possible.”