This year, I had the pleasure of chairing the Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Committee through the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors (GHAR).  I am thrilled to report that we successfully concluded our efforts this morning for the 24th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive by supplying a Thanksgiving dinner (turkey and GIANT gift card for all the trimmings) for 659 local families. 

The Food Drive started in 1986 and in the first year they collected 78 boxes of food.  The goal from day one is to help the less fortunate families in our area and give back to our local communities.  Each year our recipient list increases and we do our best to help everyone that we can.  We knew going into this year that the slow economy was going to be a challenge however we pulled together and reached out to our peers and affiliates and made it happen!

Although my responsibilities as Committee Chair ends today, I will continue to support this cause going forward.  If you would like to make a donation for next year’s Thanksgiving Food Drive, please contact me at  Every dollar counts…Happy Thanksgiving everyone!