Scouting for Food helps Cass Food Pantry

Door-to-door drive nets nearly a half-ton of food

    Cub Scouts of Pack 125 and Boy Scouts of Troop 125 collected more than 900 food items – weighing almost half a ton – during a recent food drive in Ashland and Chandlerville. The local Scouts, who are from Virginia, Chandlerville, and Ashland, participated in Scouting for Food, a service project for Packs and Troops across the nation.
    The Boy Scouts left plastic grocery bags at the doors of the homes in the two villages on March 8, asking for donations for the Cass County Food Pantry. They returned March 14 despite the snow, sleet and rain that day to pick up any donated items.
    In Ashland, 614 food items, weighing over 577 pounds, were collected while in Chandlerville the donations included 288 food items weighing over 391 pounds.

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