Volunteer to 'Squash Hunger!'

Julia Scheib

The York County Food Alliance needs donations and volunteers to help with its fourth annual "Squash Hunger!" event, which will be held Friday, Jan. 15, through Monday, Jan. 18, at Farm to Freezer, 12 E. Seventh Ave., York.

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From donated vegetables, volunteers working in two-hour shifts will prepare large quantities of soup and distribute it to community groups, needy families and charity organizations.

Last year, a group prepared 150 gallons of soup, said organizer Joe Anne Ward-Cottrell,

Volunteers are especially needed for Saturday and Sunday, Ward-Cottrell said.

To find out more about the event or to donate, visit healthyworldcafe.org or contact Ward-Cottrell with any questions at mwardcottrell@wellspan.org or (717) 851-3231.