Joni Meyer-Crothers, Sylvania, Ohio's "extreme couponer," has become a bit of a money-saving celebrity, thanks to her frequent appearances on shows like TLC's Extreme Couponing, The Today Show and Rachael Ray.
The mom of seven uses her impressive shopping skills not only to feed her family for mere pennies, but to help others in need.
"Every time she has a class, whether it's here or if it's local, the food comes back to us. For one of the Extreme Couponing shows she did, all the food came to us," Dottie Van Drieson, social services coordinator at Sylvania Area Family Services, told the Toledo Free Press. "She's been very kind and generous to our organization. It really helps us. At times when our pantry is getting low, she brings in food and we're able to feed 10 to 20 families with what she brings in."
Last weekend, Meyer-Crothers helped fill six trucks with food and supplies for families hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.
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