Trunk or treat helps food Bank

Trunk or deal with helps meals Financial institution

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LIMA —The Lima Harley-Davidson dealership at 3255 Fort Shawnee Industrial Drive held a Fright the Starvation Trunk or Deal with occasion on Saturday.

Children as much as 17 might are available costume and trick or deal with and compete for prizes.

The dealership wished to do one thing for the children and take donations for meals pantries that assist native veterans.

“We are literally partnering up with considered one of our charities that we work with intently, Rolling Thunder of Ohio Chapter 10, and we had been on the lookout for one thing enjoyable to do with the neighborhood for a fall occasion. We determined an out of doors trunk or deal with, would enable us to keep up protected distance and produce some youngsters out that usually wouldn’t come to a Harley dealership,” mentioned Tara Joyce, basic supervisor of Lima Harley-Davidson.

The partnership between the dealership and Rolling Thunder has been one.

“Rolling Thunder usually helps any veteran causes, they usually’ve achieved quite a lot of occasions this 12 months. I believe they’ve raised over $10,000 with occasions right here that they’ve simply donated to native meals pantries and the West Ohio Meals Financial institution has been on the receiving finish of a few of these,” Joyce mentioned.

The bikers group is leased to work with the dealership.

“We work with them, they assist us in our trigger for the veterans as a result of we’re a nonprofit veterans group. And we simply thought, with all of the COVID and all of the stuff, we wished to do one thing enjoyable for the children. We have to overlook about all this for a day and simply have enjoyable. So we’re exterior. We’re dressed up. We’re having a good time,” mentioned Cindy Leydig, secretary with Rolling Thunder, Chapter 10.

Steve Newman, membership officer with the bike membership is simply completely satisfied to present again to the neighborhood and the children.

“It’s for the enjoyment of the children actually and the veterans. All of the proceeds go to the meals financial institution to assist out the veterans. They wanted assist simply as a lot as all people else does and we’ve been working with Tara for a pair years now they usually have been nice,” mentioned Newman.

Shawnee Township policeofficers and firefighters had been readily available on the Lima Harley-Davidson dealership Saturday for the Fright the Starvation Trunk or Deal with.

Attain Sam Shriver at 567-242-0409.