If you are in the giving mood, there is a big need in Wood River. Santa's Semi is parked outside Dream Home Realty Center at 543 E. Ferguson Avenue. The hope it to fill the truck with food for humans and animals, and also stuff it full of toys, coats, gloves and blankets.
The event is the brainchild of Sherry Gilleland, who says they filled a trolley last year, and a bus last year, so they decided to up their expectations this year and try to fill a 48’ trailer. She says they would like to have the trailer full by this Saturday, December 6.
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You can also have your picture taken with the Grinch. She says food donations will be split between a number of local food pantries. Pet food will go to the 5A's, the Riverbend Humane Society and Hope Rescues, and toys will wind up with Toys for Tots. You can donate at a number of local businesses, or call Gilleland at 779-0990.