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By Carolyn Henderson
The Times 

Talk about Art


January 11, 2018

Courtesy Photo

The staff at Dayton's Wenaha Gallery challenges itself to create "fluid and changing sculpture" from the donations received from the annual food drive the Gallery runs each January. This is the gallery's tenth year to collect food for the Dayton Community Food Bank. Left: A "sculpture" of donated food items.

Christmas may be the season for giving, but it's not the only one. And while January seems an unlikely candidate for altruism, at Wenaha Gallery, it's the perfect time for the community to give back to the community through the gallery's Annual Canned Food Drive.

"We purposely chose January as the month for our food drive because during the Christmas season, there is so much focus on gift-giving and celebration that once you are over the seasonal holidays, people are almost burnt out," says Pat Harri, owner of the gallery. But fortunately, the spark of generosity is still warm and alive.


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