Kiwanis Club, volunteers give away more than 500 Christmas food baskets

Posted: December 24, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Tim Mathis of Springdale helps load boxes of food into a truck Saturday during the Kiwanis Club of Bentonville's Guy Wilkerson Christmas Food Basket Giveaway at the former Jump Zone on Southeast 22nd Street in Bentonville. The Kiwanis, with help from other community groups, handed out more than 500 boxes of food to those in need.

BENTONVILLE -- The early Saturday morning snowfall didn't keep volunteers or those in need of Christmas meal supplies away from the Kiwanis Club's 63rd Guy Wilkerson Food Basket Giveaway.

David Johnson, volunteering with a group from Trail Life USA troop AR-0052 of Bentonville, and William Geiger, 10, of Centerton help distribute boxes ...

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