Denton digs deeper for food drive

Denton City Council member Keely Briggs announces the results of the Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry Food Drive to the crowd at the Denton Community Market on Saturday. The annual food drive, organized by United Way of Denton County, helps keep area food banks stocked. Briggs announced that the food and cash collected added up to the equivalent of 19,827 pounds of food — up 31% from last year’s drive. The drive collected 6,537 pounds of food items and $4,430 in monetary donations.