Food Drive for Storm Victims Is Class
of 2011 Project
Northeast Alabama Community College has opened its heart to
tornado victims with a recent
food drive to provide non-perishable food items for those in
need as a result of the destruction and devastation from the
April 27 storms.
Members of the 2011 Associate Degree Graduating class last
Friday and the Adult Education Graduates last Saturday donated
non-perishable food items to be distributed to storm victims.
Family, friends, NACC faculty and staff, and other guests
attending the graduations also brought donations.
NACC will transport the donated food items from the Northeast
Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville to supply
distribution centers operated by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s
Department and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department to help
the people of DeKalb and Jackson counties.
Pictured below are NACC Presidential Hosts Caleb Wigley, Charlie
Morris, and Kyle Wright, getting ready to transport the food
items. “Our community comes together--we all come together--we
have each other’s backs,” said Wigley. “Everything is put aside
in this time of need to help each other.” Morris added, “I feel
like the community has done a lot for me and I like giving
back.” Wright agreed, “I feel really good knowing that we are
For additional information, please contact NACC Development
Director Heather Rice at
firstname.lastname@example.org or at NACC phone extension 301.