The Tri County Kiwanis recently completed its ninth annual Christmas in March project.
The members shopped locally, with help from the Open Door Action Club, and put together two large laundry baskets full of food for 20 area families.
“Christmas” presents and gift cards for the children were included. The anonymous families were chosen by pastors of community churches and school administrators.
The goal of the project is to spread goodwill to those whose family budget is stretched a bit and to let them know that others are thinking of them.
The Tri County Kiwanis Club is part of Kiwanis International, whose mission is to improve the world one child and one community at a time.
To learn more about the club, visit their Facebook page or call membership chairman George VanDee at 815-483-3174.