SCE&G employees pack baskets for needy families

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) - Employees ofSCE&G were packing up groceries on Tuesday as part of their Good NeighborProject.

The project is funded entirely by employee donations and 100percent of the money goes to needy families across the Lowcountry.

"We are helping 250 needy families throughout the Charleston area. We helpneedy families throughout the year, but this is the big event that we holdevery year," said Tina Thombs. "We deliver. We've prepared the baskets and we'lldeliver the baskets throughout the day."

SCE&G employees have been identifying and helpingneighbors in need since 1983.

In that time, they have helped more than 10,000 families.