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6th Annual July Food Drive

Food Drive Table 2018
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During the month of July, teen volunteers are collecting nonperishable food items and toiletries, which will be donated to local food pantries.  Donation boxes are located in the Library lobby to the left of the Circulation Desk.  Teen volunteers are collecting the contributions, sorting them, and delivering them to various food pantries throughout the community.  Some suggestions for food items include cereal, peanut butter, jelly, canned fruits and vegetables, rice, beans, tuna fish, juice, pasta, and pasta sauce.  The food pantries can also use men’s and women’s socks, diapers, wipes, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shaving cream, disposable razors, shampoo, and conditioner.

We’re also collecting manufacturer’s coupons, expired or not, in conjunction with R.C. Murphy Junior High School’s Girl Scout Troop 1234’s Silver Award Project.  There will be a box on the food drive table.  These coupons will be sorted by the Scouts and donated to the Support Our Troops® Troopons® program, which distributes coupons to military families serving around the world.

 

If you have any questions about the food drive or would like to become a teen volunteer, you may contact Nanette Feder, Teen Services Librarian, at 941-4080 ext. 116 or email her at teens@emmaclark.org.