Good Neighbors helping families for the holidays

Akron Beacon Journal
Mary Fair, a volunteer with Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors, arranges donated toys Dec. 15 to be given to families in need as Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors hosts a Christmas drive-thru program where they provide food, clothing and gifts for families in need.
Cuyahoga Falls firefighter Eddie McCullough, front, and retired firefighter Dave Reifsnyder volunteer with Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors as they load a person's car Dec. 15 with food, during a Good Neighbors drive-thru program. [Karen Schiely/Beacon Journal]
Bob Goldstein, chairperson of Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors, holds up a frozen turkey Dec. 15 that will be given to a family in need as Good Neighbors hosts a Christmas drive-thru program where they provide food, clothing and gifts for families.
Ron Johnson, left, and Chuck Miller volunteer with Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors as they fill a cart with groceries to be given to a family during Good Neighbors' Christmas drive-thru program where they provide food, clothing and gifts for families in need.

The Cuyahoga Falls Unit of Good Neighbors Inc. held their annual Christmas Program to benefit those in need in Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Silver Lake, Munroe Falls, Peninsula, and Hudson.

The all volunteer organization, which has helped the community since 1968, was providing families with groceries, a turkey or ham, and a gift for each child. Last year’s program provided more than 500 families with more than 12 tons of food plus gifts.

Due to COVID-19 the event was held over three days as a drive-through tat its Cuyahoga Falls location at 2347 Front St.,  Off duty members of the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department assisted in loading cars.

Good Neighbors Inc. is a 501(c )(3) non profit charitable organization. For more information, visit the website at cfgoodneighbors.org or email cfgn1968@gmail.com.