Alpha Media, North Dallas Hosts 20th Annual Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive
SHERMAN, TX, December 5, 2016 – Alpha Media, North Dallas-Sherman-McKinney hosted their 20th Annual Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive from November 21st-23rd. Nine U-Haul trucks were filled and 178,920 food items were collected in support of the Salvation Army of Grayson County, which helps community members in need.
This food drive is the largest in Texas that benefits The Salvation Army. Amazing sponsors come together to make the event a success. Sponsors included; Tyson Foods, Serenity Best Home Health, Lankford Roofing, Red River Title, Pediatric Dental Specialists, City Credit Union, Carrus Specialty Hospital, Classic of Texoma, Bratcher Funeral Home, Jordan Health Services, Hutchins Plumbing & AC, Lake Texoma Dental, and Wal-Mart.
Alpha Media Market Manager, David Smith commented on the announcement, “We are so proud of the results of our 20th Annual Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive and want to recognize the generous support of our listeners, the Texoma community, the Skaggs family, Salvation Army, and our wonderful sponsors. Our most successful year yet, and so many families will benefit.”
Bob Skaggs was a pillar in the North Dallas community who helped out with the Food Drive every year. The event was re-named in his honor after his passing. Skaggs’ family is heavily involved in the food drive.