By Kristina Smith, Producer - Your Carolina - email
GoodFellows Program · Started by the Herald-Journal in 1947 · Provides over 1,600 families food at Christmastime · It costs $44 to fill a bag for a family of four · Goodfellows was named an Angel Charity in 2003 - meaning we have extremely low overhead costs. Almost 97% of the funding goes straight to direct services! · Applications will be taken Dec. 2-5 at Bethel United Methodist Church in Spartanburg from 9 a.m. - 12 noon · Packing is on Wednesday, Dec. 18 - it begins at 6 p.m. at the Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds · Pick-Up is on Thursday, Dec. 19 from 8 a.m. until noon also at the Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds · Volunteers needed for all three events · Donations needed! They can be made in honor of or in memory of someone - all are recognized in the newspaper and on the Goodfellows Facebook page. You can also give anonymously.