From left: Linda Antle and Ginny Wikoff, Community Food Pantry of Grundy County board members; M.G. Kennedy, food pantry president; Jessie Tabbert, NCMC financial aid advisor, and Kristi Harris, NCMC Chief of Staff, receive 447.5 pounds of food and more than $500 to the pantry by NCMC staff and students. (NCMC photo)

TRENTON — Nearly 450 pounds of non-perishable food was collected by staff members at a recent food drive on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Items will help replenish the shelves at Community Food Pantry of Grundy County after the Thanksgiving holiday distribution. In all, 447.5 pounds of food was collected for the food bank. Bethany nursing faculty and students also donated $500 to the organization, according to a news release.

The drive was largely organized by Jessie Tabbert, a financial aid advisor; Jamie Cunningham, admissions recruiter; and Sarah Williamson, Associate Director of Financial Aid.