Jennifer Patterson says the whole thing started when she felt moved to help people in the community who don’t have enough food.
She says she felt $30 was a reasonable goal to fund a food box for a single family.
“I decided that I wanted to make sure someone had a nice meal,” says Patterson. “For somebody who doesn’t have groceries in their house, $30 is a lot.”
So Patterson went to the “Galax Talk of the Town” Facebook page in early November and posted the following: