Annual Greystone Court Holiday Food and Fund Drive: Asante Matches Up to $5,000 in Cash Donations

Medford, December 15, 2020: The 20th annual ACCESS Food and Fund Drive holiday light display at Greystone Court begins Monday, December 21st and continues through Christmas Eve. The event runs each night from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

The residents of Greystone Court will be accepting donations of nonperishable food items and cash donations for the ACCESS food bank to help those struggling with hunger in Jackson County. Greystone Court is located off North Phoenix Road in east Medford.

During these four nights, Asante will generously match up to $5,000 of donations collected from the community. Every dollar donated can provide four meals. ACCESS also accepts secure donations online at www.accesshelps.org or Text-to-Give by texting “Greystone” to 44-321.

“This is such a wonderful event that brings holiday spirit and so much joy to the community while at the same time helping thousands of hungry families during the holiday season,” says ACCESS Development Director Kellie Battaglia. “We are so grateful to the Greystone Court neighbors for hosting this event every year and for their long-time support.”

In its 20th year, the Greystone Court Food and Fund Drive has provided close to 1.4 million meals to help those struggling with food insecurity.  Each year, more than 4,000 cars will drive through the cul-de-sac during the four days.

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ABOUT ACCESS
ACCESS provides food, warmth, shelter, and other essential services to Jackson County’s low-income children, families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities. As the Community Action Agency of Jackson County, Oregon, ACCESS has been helping residents break the cycle of poverty since 1976. Last year, 57,567 people received assistance from ACCESS’s broad continuum of services, including obtaining safe, affordable housing, rental assistance, utility assistance, weatherization, free loaned durable medical equipment, and healthy food. 

ACCESS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ACCESS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

ACCESS is an equal opportunity provider. ACCESS is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, Federal ID No. 93-0665396.

All donations are tax deductible per tax code. No goods or services are provided in consideration of donations.

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