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William and Mary Students Fill the Food Pantry and Buy Boots

William and Mary students rally behind the Kappa Sigma Fraternity efforts to continue to support the local community. The Kappa Sigma men were awarded a $2,000 grant from the college's Office of Community Engagement with their fall clothing drive (http://www.vagazette.com/news/community/vg-ugc-article-kappa-sigma-fraternity-leads-william-mary-s-2017-12-26-story.html). They used the money to purchase 23 pairs of boots that went to keep the feet of needy neighbors healthy and dry, through distribution at Williamsburg House of Mercy.

For their spring project, they led the campus purchasing kid-friendly food items like macaroni and cheese and peanut butter and jelly to stock the Williamsburg House of Mercy emergency food pantry throughout spring break and leading into the summer months. They also donated the proceeds of the Spring Doubles Tournament-- $2400!-to fund the Mobile Food Pantry through the summer months. Thank you again, Kappa Sigma and William and Mary Students for having a positive presence and making a difference in the local community!

See more of the impact of their generosity, plus join the mission of Williamsburg House of Mercy, by liking us on Facebook: facebook.com/williamsburghouseofmercy

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