Teens help Region 8 organization by collecting food

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - A group of Region 8 teenagers gave up their Saturday to help their community by holding a food drive.

Greene County 4-H Teen Leaders held the food drive today at various locations around Paragould to benefit Mission Outreach of Northeast Arkansas. "We decided to help someone close and people that live here go to the mission for help." says Cody Griffin, President of Greene County 4-H. He says that the group felt like they needed to do something like this.

The group took all kinds of donations of non-perishable food items and were loading them into cattle trailers to help them fill the food pantry.

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