Volunteers have been collecting food, toys, and clothing from the residents of Brierwood in Shallotte for 29 consecutive years. This year’s collection, almost 600 pounds of food and many toys and clothing, were brought to Brunswick Family Assistance in Shallotte for distribution. From left are BFS Executive Director Fred Stephens, volunteer Morris Hall, who, for many years, chaired this event, Chairman Bob Janovic, Sue Janovic, James Saracelli and Walt Wilson, all residents of Brierwood.