In keeping with a 150-year-old tradition, Bemis Company, Inc., Foundation recently made a $5,000 donation to Terre Haute Catholic Charities Food Bank.
The donation will be used to feed hungry families in Clay, Greene, Knox, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties.
Established in 1973, Catholic Charities Terre Haute operates several programs in the Terre Haute area, including Bethany House, a homeless shelter, Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall, a safe-haven for at-risk youth; Terre Haute Catholic Charities Food Bank, distributing nearly two million pounds of food annually to member agencies; The Household Exchange, distributing near-new and gently used household goods; and the Christmas Store, providing children, youth and families a merrier Christmas.
Catholic Charities Terre Haute is funded by corporate, foundation and private donations.
For more information or to schedule an interview, call 812-232-1447 or log on to www.CatholicCharitiesTerreHaute.org.