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Dyno Nobel in Graham Helps Local Hungry Citizens Through Want Not Waste Not Program 


MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (03/04/15) – Dyno Nobel wanted to help our community in some way from a corporate level and Drew Smith was an intricate part in making management aware of Want Not Waste Not's (WNWN) activities. Drew Smith is an employee of Dyno Nobel and a volunteer for WNWN.

The result was a donation of $1600 from Dyno Nobel to WNWN recently.

Dyno Nobel is a manufacturer of explosives. It is a completely owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited and has customers in the mining, quarry, construction, pipeline and geophysical exploration industries. The company is based out of Australia and operates globally.

Want Not Waste Not is a deer donation pick up program in Hopkins & Muhlenberg counties that supplies venison to Hope2All Food Banks. WNWN deposited over 6000 lbs. of venison into the food banks from the 116 deer that was collected during the 2014 deer season. WNWN program cost $12,772 to operate this past year. All of the funds to operate come from donations.

Hope2All is a non-profit organization, founded by a co-op of local churches, pastors and individuals who are working together to provide assistance to our community in a variety of ways. Hope2All Community Food Bank has a location in Nortonville and one in Drakesboro. Hope2All is a place where families may go to receive emergency food assistance.

Hope2All’s goal is to inspire hope in those who are facing a personal struggle. Hope2All States that, “Hope is the blueprint for a brighter future and we at Hope2All believe that hopelessness has a cure and a person caring for one another is a step in the right direction.”

Hope2All Food Bank of Muhlenburg County, located in the Drakesboro area, is open every Monday from 10-2. Hope2All Food Bank of Hopkins County is open every Tuesday from 10-2.

Over the last year Both Food Banks combined distributed food boxes to 1100 families totaling 52,800 lbs of food.

Information provided by Chad Browning
Posted by J.L. Graham
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