The Williston Chowder Challenge will benefit the Williston Community Food Shelf and the Williston Police Officers’ Association.
The Williston Community Food Shelf is a non-profit organization that serves residents of Williston, St. George, Richmond, and Essex. Over the past calendar year the Williston Community Food Shelf saw 3,510 families and 10,548 individuals coming in for food. This is a monthly average of 292 families and 879 individuals. The numbers of seniors and children being served is also rising, with calendar year totals at 1,433 and 3,308 respectively, averaging out at 119 and 275 respectively served each month. This year the Food Shelf also provided 239 turkeys to needy families during the holidays. These turkeys were donated to the Food Shelf from local citizens and businesses.
The Williston Police Officers’ Association is a non-profit organization that uses monies to make annual donations to The American Cancer Society, The Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run, and the Williston Respite House. The Association also provides its members with gifts for special events such as births or in times of mourning or health/medical issues. These gifts include teddy bears, flowers, cards, fruit baskets and monetary donations to help curb the costs associated with extensive medical issues.
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