LAUREN WOOD/THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Genna Hopkins, left, and Peggy Crow sort and count boy’s toys Thursday afternoon at Ferriday High School in preparation for the Concordia Christmas Charity Fund toy and food giveaway today. A donation of 150 toys and more than $2,000 from the First Natchez Radio Group helped the organization reach more people this year, chairperson Rena Pitts said.
Paper bags filled with items like dried rice, macaroni and cheese, green beans and cake mix line the floor of the Ferriday High School cafeteria as volunteers work to fill them Thursday afternoon.
Sgt. Malcolm Small with the River Correction Facility places two cans of green beans into a bag carried by Glynda Richard.