Local food pantries are getting a last minute boost of donations this week.
Volunteers with the Salvation Army will begin distributing toys, food, and clothes next week to needy families.
Donations to help the 14 people displaced by a fire which destroyed part of the Paoli town square Saturday are rolling in.
Total charitable giving in the U.S. rose in 2005 and 2006 to accommodate Katrina-related aid.
The resort is trying to find use for food that would otherwise be discarded. The food bank has seen a 40 percent increase in local food distribution this year.