The folks at the Toshua Barnes-McCormick State Farm Agency of El Dorado Springs spent their Friday, July 24, collecting money and food for the Hope Center.
Barnes-McCormick said that State Farm was offering $500 to each agent for use in their community but to get the money there had to be a local fundraisers to help with whatever organization the local agent decided to help.
Barnes-McCormick decided on the Hope Center, the new organization that combined the assets and the vision of the three local food pantries.
In the process, the agency collected $3,000 and 130 lbs. of food.
Barnes-McCormick wants to thank the businesses and individuals that were so generous in supporting this cause.
She said, “Our town is amazing, that’s for sure.”