Food distribution planned Sept. 13

ESCANABA — Weyerhaeuser and Community Foundation for Delta County Board are collaborating on a Feeding America – West Michigan Food Bank commodity distribution. The food distribution will occur on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Ruth Butler Building at the U. P State Fairgrounds starting at 9 a.m..

The groups stated, “It is our intent to have this free food distribution be a ‘kickoff’ to the Community Foundation For Delta County week which runs from Sept. 17 through Sept. 21.

“The community foundation has had a wonderful relationship with our friends at Weyerhaeuser and we’re pleased they’ve agreed to sponsor this food distribution for those in Delta County,” Community Foundation Board Chair David Williams said.

Charles Becker, lake states area manager for Weyerhaeuser, said, “Our company has a rich history of giving back to the communities where we have operations and we couldn’t find a better partner to work with than the community foundation.”