The Bureau County Republican made donations to the five area food pantries in Bureau County. Each pantry received a check for $561.60, proceeds from different fundraisers held in-house at the BCR and an anonymous donor. Pictured are Janet Heidenreich (from row, from left) representing the Walnut Food Pantry; Jan Martin of the Hall Township Food Pantry; Cynthia DeFreezer of the Western Bureau County Food Pantry; and Vanessa Hoffeditz of the Bureau County Food Pantry. Absent from photo was a representative from the Wyanet United Methodist Church Food Pantry. In the back row are BCR employees Sarah Maxwell, Mona Cruse and Todd Olin.