The Watseka Park District is hosting a food drive today (Wed) to replenish the Martinton Food Pantry, hit by thieves last week. The park district is teaming up with Iroquois Federal to collect non-perishable food items. The food will be shipped to the Martinton Pantry.
94.1 WGFA's Don Elliott took the morning show on the road today to encourage volunteers to donate food. The morning show broadcast 'live' from the park district from 6 - 9 am. Food is beiunbg collected all day long, thru the close of business at 5 pm.
The pantry was victimized by vandals last week. Over 1,000 pounds of food was stolen or ruined.