It's the 2nd annual Sweet Fundraiser for the Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank, sponsored by Julie's Deli in Texarkana.Now through this Saturday February 16th, Julie's Deli in Texarkana, will be giving a portion of all sales from house-made fudge and chocolate dipped strawberries to the food bank.

The deli is selling house-made fudge for $14.00 a pound and chocolate dipped strawberries for $9.99 a half dozen and for $19.99 a full dozen. Pre-orders for Valentine's Day are being accepted. Orders can be placed by calling Julie's Deli at (903) 792-3354 or visiting their location at Summerhill Square in Texarkana, Texas.

Last year Julie's helped raise over $500 dollars for the Harvest Texarkana Forklifet Campaign. This year their goal is to at least double that amount to raise $1,000 for the Harvest Texarkana programs.

Harvest Texarkana distributes over 2 million pounds of food each year. Becasue of recent food donation shortages, the food bank has had to purchase food to meet the local needs. Last year they spent twice their normal budget for food purchases.

Help for Harvest Texarkana is needed in the form of food and financial donations. You can call them at (870) 774-1398 or visit their website at  Donations will also be accepted at Julie's Deli as well.

Harvest Texarkana serves Bowie County in Northeast Texas along with Miller County and 8 other counties in Southwest Arkansas.