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Carleen Crawford (left), Castle of Cans Coordinator is pictured accepting the Food Lion Feeds donation of $3500 to 2022 Castle of Cans Campaign from Store Manager Josh Peacock (right), Food Lion North Center Street location.

2022 Castle of Cans Collects 41,787 Pounds of Food

The 2022 Susan L. Coleman Castle of Cans fall combined campaign had another successful year with can collections of 6,712 pounds and a successful fundraising campaign that exceeded its goal by raising $5,011 equaling 35,075 pounds of food for a grand total equaling 41,787 pounds of food for our community agencies. Castle of Cans chairperson Carleen Crawford expressed her appreciation to everyone who collected, contributed or helped in any way to support the castle campaign this year. Food was distributed to the following agencies: The Corner Table of Newton, Eastern Catawba County Cooperative Christian Ministries, Exodus Homes, The Family Care Center, Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministries, The Hickory Soup Kitchen, The Salvation Army, and Second Harvest Food Bank.

Hickory’s Oktoberfest will once again feature the Castle of Cans, which is an annual food drive sponsored by Hickory Downtown Development Association. It is coordinated by St. Alban’s Episcopal Church.