Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Name: Thanksgiving Food Drive
Date: November 6, 2017 - November 17, 2017
Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program
Event Description:
We invite you to help us Feed the Hungry this holiday season by helping us collect food at our annual Thanksgiving food drive.
 
Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program
Thanksgiving Food Drive
 November 6th – 17th, 2017
 
Participation is easy!  We will drop off empty boxes the first week in November.  All you have to do is fill them up with non-perishable food items.  We will return on November 17th to pick them up.
All the food collected will be given away free to local food pantries in time for Thanksgiving.

We invite all businesses, schools, clubs, organizations and everyone else to participate!  Call Scott Biehler, Executive Director of the Mayors' Feed the Hungyr Program to
sign up to collect food: 941-350-6075  Or send me an E-mail: scott@mayorsfeedthehungry.org

The Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program is endorsed by the Mayors of Sarasota, Bradenton, Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key, North Port, Palmetto, and Venice.  All the food we collect is given away free at food pantries in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

Volunteers are needed to help: deliver empty boxes; pick up boxes full of food from over 350 locations; and help sort the food on the final day of the food drive, Nov. 17th.  This is a great way for your company or organization to participate in a community sevices project.

 
You can learn more about us at www.mayorsfeedthehungry.org and www.facebook.com/mayorsfeedthehungry .
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Location:
Collect food at your location!  Our volunteers will deliver empty boxes before the food drive, and will pick them up.

On the final day of the food drive, the food will be taken to our bi-county sorting and distribution location at:
Ed Smith Stadium - Courtesy of the Balitmore Orioles
2700 12th St, Sarasota

We expect to collect 50+ tons of food!  The food will be sorted by volunteers and by the end of the day it will all go out to our participating members to their local food pantries throughout Manatee and Sarasota Counties.

 
Date/Time Information:
The Thanksgiving Food Drive runs for the two weeks before Thanksgiving:  Nov. 6th - Nov. 17th.

The food will be collected on the last day of the food drive, Nov. 17th.

 
Contact Information:
Contact Scott Biehler, Executive Director of the Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program 941.350.6075 Scott@mayorsfeedthehungry.org
Fees/Admission:
Everything is FREE !!!
Come and help us volunteer.  Sign up at: http://mayorsfeedthehungry.org/get-involved/donate-time/
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