AFSCME Maryland Council 67 stepped up to help local needy families during the holidays by contributing $250 to the Community Services Agency's Holiday Basket Program. "This is a unique and tough time for all of us,” said Council 67 Executive Director Glen Middleton. “Which is why Council 67 president Dale Chase and our Executive Board feel we must all pull together to help workers who are less fortunate. "Council 67's contribution will help CSA provide five families with food assistance for Thanksgiving said CSA Executive Director Sonte DuCote. "Workers laid off due to COVID-19 are having to choose between feeding their families and paying their rent, which is why CSA's Holiday Basket program is so important," she added. Financial contributions and gift cards for the Holiday Basket program may be made payable to CSA and mailed to 815 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. Or click here to make a secure online contribution. The deadline to contribute is Friday, December 11.