The Delta Network Inc. sponsored its annual helping hands event Dec. 10 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. The doors opened at 10 a.m. to allow residents of Pine Bluff and surrounding communities to register and receive clothes, toys and food.

The Delta Network Inc. sponsored its annual helping hands event Dec. 10 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. The doors opened at 10 a.m. to allow residents of Pine Bluff and surrounding communities to register and receive clothes, toys and food.

This annual event aims to help residents who have been affected by the poor economy.

Volunteers assisted in registering participants, organizing toys and clothes, packaging food bags, and helping people take items to their cars.

The volunteers included members of the Pine Bluff Police Department, AmeriCorps, local churches, community service organizations and individuals.

The Delta Network Inc. is located at 11 Portea Drive in Pine Bluff. Louis and Jacqueline Ross are the directors. The agency provides community service events throughout the year. To assist in future events, contact the network by calling 536-2424.