2018 Rogers Scholar Abigail Knoy displays the food donations collected for Greensburg United Methodist Church Food Bank.

2018 Rogers Scholar Abigail Knoy recently collected donations for the Greensburg United Methodist Church food bank for her Rogers Scholars community service project.

Knoy, a graduate of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program and senior at Green County High School, organized the “Cans for the Community” food drive.

“Being a Rogers Scholar, I had to orchestrate and complete a community service project of my choice. I chose to donate to my county’s food bank because I recently realized how large our community’s need is for this service,” she said.

Knoy gathered over 150 food items to donate to Green County’s local food bank and it is estimated that approximately 300 people benefitted from the effort. A volunteer at the food bank expressed their gratitude, stating “Thank you. We really need this.”

Green County’s food bank is open every Thursday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST, and is always accepting of donations of cans and other non-perishable foods.

Knoy is the daughter of Beth and Dan Knoy.