Five for Food Exceeds Goal

Five for Food, an initiative of the Greater Lake City Community Foundation for the Lake City Food Shelf, has completed its eighth year with a record $42,259 in total donations.

The 2022 donations exceeded the previous record donations of $41,065 in 2021.

Twenty-five sponsors agreed to donate between $500 and $1,000. The sponsor funds, totaling $18,500, were pooled to match donations from the community. The goal for this year was $40,000.

Donations from the community ranged from $5 to $5,000.

Five for Food has raised over $216,000 in the past eight years, which has allowed the Lake City Food Shelf to provide nearly over $800,000 worth of food for those in need in the greater Lake City area.

It is the largest source of donations to the Lake City Food Shelf each year.

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