Four tons of apples in the bag

Posted on 09/12/2013 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

The number is in!

During the 2013 AARP National Day of Service yesterday, 20  AARP Missouri staff and volunteers bagged four tons – 8,000 pounds – of Red Delicious apples during the visit to Harvesters Community Food Network. AARP’s annual Day of Service is a day to give back to the communities in which we live that honors the victims and survivors of 9/11.

AARP Missouri volunteers and staff in Kansas City have

Team work(s)! Husband and wife volunteer team  Bennie and Catherine Daugherty helped bag four tons of apples at Harvesters Community Food Network on Sept. 11.

Team work(s)! Husband and wife volunteer team Bennie and Catherine Daugherty helped bag four tons of apples at Harvesters Community Food Network on Sept. 11.

elected to support Harvesters Community Network during the  annual Day of Service for the past several years. Harvesters provides food for 66,000 people weekly through a network of 620 nonprofit agencies in 26 counties in Missouri and Kansas.

In addition to bagging apples, volunteers and staff also donated food stuffs and money, as $1.00 feeds five individuals.