Volunteers solicit grocery shoppers to support crisis intervention center and shelter for the homeless
A food drive for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center at the Owen Brown Giant included volunteers (from l.) Kathy Gutman, Chitra and Kirt Bhat, Sylvia Bloch, Terri Clayman, Jim Gutman, Sheryll Ziporkin and Ira Ziporkin. Not pictured are volunteers Joycelyn Altman, Joel Broida, Ruth Drucker, Hattie Katkow, Ellen Levin, Sue Sternheimer and Carol Turk.
Grassroots, the county 24-7 crisis intervention center, provides meals for 55 people three times a day at its shelter on Freetown Road in Columbia. For information, visit www.grassrootscrisis.org .