Each year, the Columbia Lions deliver more than 600 Christmas food baskets to families and individuals in the Columbia, Marrietta and Wrightsville areas. The project is spearheaded by Lion Ken Kramer (right). Hundreds of volunteers, including high school students and local firefighters, assist with the packaging and delivery of the baskets.

Lion Jim Anspach loads a food basket onto a fire truck for delivery to a local family.

The 2014 food basket project is dedicated in memory of longtime Lions Club President Jeff Fortna (left). Lions Todd Wolf and and Paul Resch help package food in preparation for delivery.


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