Judy Dick, right, publisher of Ponoka News, presents Violet Smith, from the Ponoka Food Bank, with the donations collected from Ponoka News’ food drive during Almost Midnight Madness on Nov. 19. A total of 572 lbs of food and $100 cash was collected for the food bank (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Judy Dick, right, publisher of Ponoka News, presents Violet Smith, from the Ponoka Food Bank, with the donations collected from Ponoka News’ food drive during Almost Midnight Madness on Nov. 19. A total of 572 lbs of food and $100 cash was collected for the food bank (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTO: Food bank donation

Judy Dick, right, publisher of Ponoka News, presents Violet Smith, from the Ponoka Food Bank, with the donations collected from Ponoka News’ food drive during Almost Midnight Madness on Nov. 19. A total of 572 lbs of food and $100 cash was collected for the food bank (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

By Emily Jaycox