Applause and cheers rang out from under the canopy at the Carson Valley Inn on Friday with each car that dropped off a food or cash donation.
At the end of the day, the drive collected 95,291 pounds of food and $51,833 in cash, or about 5,000 pounds and $9,500 short of last year.
"It's going really well. We live in this Valley, and they are always so giving and generous," said Jeanette Johnson, food closet treasurer. "This is our major fundraising drive for the year. Last year we were using this food through the end of summer."
In Friday's …