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Outreach center not effected by decline in donations

December 28, 2003

Albany- Love Thy Neighbor, a charity run by Albany United Methodist Churches, distributes food and clothing items to needy South Georgia families.

Since it opened in September, donations have been pouring in allowing the program to help nearly 500 families.

"Our donations have increased, especially the clothing items, and so forth. We really had a good outpouring from the community and they have helped us a lot. We haven't gone without this holiday so far," says president Art Shoemaker.

Love Thy Neighbor, located at 109 South Walnut Street, has also extended its hours. Its now open three days a week.

Posted at 4:40 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com

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