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‘Tis the holiday season, and for many, that means a Thanksgiving including a hearty meal with their loved ones. But for some families in the community, financial constraints make that Thanksgiving dinner impossible. J&R Machine made sure a few more Shawano-area families in need could still have the traditional Thanksgiving experience with its annual Thanksgiving […]

Food is the cornerstone of celebrations and holiday get-togethers, and thanks to J&R Machine’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, families in need throughout the Shawano community had a bit more of it around their tables this Thanksgiving! By all accounts, J&R Machine’s 2016 Thanksgiving Food Drive was a huge success. “This year, our employees’ generosity resulted […]

J&R Machine’s local food pantry, Shawano Area Food Pantry and Resource Center (SAFPARC), feeds around 450 area families every Thanksgiving. The families receiving assistance from the pantry for their weekly needs are not in a position to spend extra funds for holiday meals.  Aware of this need, we sought to provide a vehicle for our employees […]