COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) -The Columbus Air Force Base is participating in the Feds Feeds Families program this week.
The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other federal agencies.
Bins were placed around the base to collect canned items and other non-perishables.
Lt. Cory Henderson says they’re already reached their goal, “our goal is 1800 pounds. So far we have met that goal and are hoping to exceed it. Last year we delieved 3,296 pounds. This year we are hoping to top that.”
The base commissary is helping sponsor the event by offering half priced goods up help up contributions.