VAIL, CO — SteamMaster Restoration & Cleaning LLC
and Colorado Basement Systems LLC
are extending their "We Will Clean Your Pantry" food drive for the Vail Valley Salvation Army
in an effort to keep the food pantry full beyond the holiday season, according to a press release
According to the release, employees are collecting non-perishable food items from clients and donors through drop boxes at companies'' offices, in addition to picking up items from cleaning and restoration job sites and individuals.
Tsu Wolin Brown of the Vail Valley Salvation Army said: "This effort by SteamMaster is especially wonderful, since we get a lot of help during the holiday season. People need food year around."
Brown said that the current economy has resulted in a greater need for food items, in addition to items like soap, paper towels and diapers that food stamps will not cover, the release stated.
Any generous individuals may also donate goods to any SteamMaster or Colorado Basement Systems truck or van technician, the release added.