A food drive in Hanford will have a special helper: Freddy the Fire Truck will pick up food donations from drop-off sites on Dec. 13 and take them to the Salvation Army.
The drive for nonperishable food items starts Friday and is organized by the partnership of Main Street Hanford and Keller Williams Realty.
The Hanford Chamber of Commerce will use the truck to pick up food from 15 participating businesses: All Valley Painting, Brown's Shoe Fit, Candice & Co., Castaway's Consignments, Del Rey Tire, Divinity Boutique, Fatte Albert's Pizza Company, Griswold, LaSalle, Cobb, Dowd and Gin, LLC, Hanford Antique Emporium, Irwin Street Salon, L.T. Sue Tea Room and Emporium, Morrison's Silk Screen and Pro Travel Hanford.
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