Kiwanis Club Hands Out Food Baskets
Posted: December 25, 2013 at 5 a.m.
Fifty-eight years ago the Kiwanis Club of Bentonville helped 15 local families in need by giving them food baskets on Christmas Eve.
By The Numbers
Each Christmas Eve the Kiwanis Club of Bentonville gives food baskets away to local families in need. Here’s some quick facts about the event.
First year: 1955
Families served in 1955: 15
Families served this year: Between 500 and 600
Volunteers: 75, included Key Club members, Boy Scouts and players from the Rogers High School football team
Monetary donations received: $4,000
Amount of food: More than 10,000 pounds
Source: Staff Report
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