Strike for Hunger campaign successful
The United Steel Workers Local 2-21 Escanaba Papermakers Women of Steel (WOS) ran a 2019 Strike for Hunger campaign. Through donations from the membership, monetary and food donations were given to Escanaba’s St. Vincent de Paul and Salvation Army food pantries in the amount of $6,725.51. The WOS collected $10,153.28 in monetary donations and 1.89 tons of food that is shared with Gladstone. From left are Major Leonard White of the Salvation Army, Donna Dams WOS chair, St. Vincent de Paul Pantry Manager Barbara Van Ermen, and Jalyn Dagenais-Gendron from Elmer’s County Market.