Great Northern Corporation in Weed is thanking the community for contributions to food boxes that were assembled and delivered to families by GNC employees in lieu of an office Christmas Party.

To provide several meals for each family, GNC employee donations were added to those of the Fabulous Foxes in Red Chapter of the Red Hat Society, Seven Suns Coffee, Mt. Shasta Supermarket, General Produce and Ray’s Food Place in Mount Shasta, according to a press release.

GNC is the USDA food commodity distributer for  Siskiyou County. Manager Dennis Baldini has indicated that he has seen an increase in need in the area with the rise in unemployment and high gas prices.

For more information about Great Northern Corporation, visit the website or call 938-4115 ext. 42.