Editor, The Commercial:

The Delta Network Food Bank thanks everyone who helped during the 14th Annual Hunger Relief Operation Dec. 23.

These individuals and organizations came together to help to make a difference in the lives of people needing a helping hand and hunger relief during the event.

We extend our sincere gratitude to the Delta Network Partners from Jefferson, Desha, Ouachita, and Calhoun counties and others, including Tyson Foods, Watson Chapel School District’s Beta Club, under the direction of Ms. Lillian Hemphill, Wal-Mart Foundation, Relyance and Stone banks, State Rep. Vivian Flowers and the Flowers family, Belair Middle School, Bishop Chester Thompson and the John Kelley Edwards Kidz Crusade Ministry, Natural Born Riders Motorcycle Club, Pine Bluff High School’s Turkey Court Food Drive, United Way of Southeast Arkansas and Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation.

We also thank the Pine Bluff Commercial, Pine Bluff Convention Center & Staff, Bluff City Radio Station, KCAT Radio Station, FOX News Channel 16 and KATV Chanel 7, Mr. Floyd Donald, videographer, Delta Sigma Theta Alumni Chapter—Delta Gems and the Delta Academy, volunteers from Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Delta Network Partners, Houseaboutit Community & Economic Development Agency, United Way of Southeast Arkansas, Novel T’s, the Sobriety Center, Super I Dollarway, Mayor & Mrs. Carl Griswald, mayor of Mitchellville, Onie Norman and Dumas/Desha County Volunteers, Sarah Davis, Marine Corps Toys for Tots, Pastor Joe Burns/Calhoun County, Greg Gustek, Hosanna Christian Church and all of the cooperating Churches (Cherry Street AME Zion, IHOP Ministry—Pastor Willie Edwards, Greater Deliverance Global Ministry—Bishop Shirley Sanders, Evangelistic Outreach Church, Rock of Faith Deliverance Church—Pastor Frankie Dennis, United Christian Church), other churches, organizations and donors.

Delta Network’s motto is “Together We Can Make a Difference.”

Louis Ross, CEO, and Jacqueline Ross, director,

Delta Network Inc.