Benton students donate food to Benton UMC for community


The Helping Hearts and 4H Club of Benton Elementary School, under the direction of Principal Norma Anderson, collected 1,084 pounds of food for the Benton UMC Table Food Ministries. They brought 823 canned goods and 261 pound of dry goods during the week of September 15, which will serve over 40 families in Benton. The Table Food Ministries partners with the Food Bank of NWLA to provide monthly food boxes and an Emergency Pantry that helps people who may not qualify immediately for the monthly program.