Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Drop off turkeys, canned goods and non-perishable food items at Sprota's Deli, in Glendora, Saturday morning.
The Gloucester Township Republican Municipal Committee (GTRMC) will hold a food drive in Glendora this Saturday to benefit a local food pantry. The food drive will be held between 8 and 11 a.m. at Sprota's Deli. The event will also serve to rejuvenate GTRMC's coffee talk program, chairman Ray Polidoro said. Food collected during the 6th annual GTRMC food drive will benefit the food pantry at Living Word Bible Fellowship, located on Church Street in Blackwood. Needed are turkeys, instant mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and other non-perishable and canned food items. Cash and check donations, gift cards and turkey coupons are also welcomed, as the pantry can buy needed items for local families.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Pack No. 177 organized a second food drive after learning of a local food bank's depleted resources.
Gloucester Township Cub Scouts Pack No. 177 routinely participates in Boys Scouts of America's fall food drive. This summer, though, some members of the group learned food supplies at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Our Lady of Hope Parish had been depleted by high demand. The Cub Scouts sprung to action, and, on Friday, Aug. 3, delivered roughly 100 canned goods and non-perishable food items they and their families had collected for the St. Vincent de Paul Society's food bank, Pack No. 177 committee chairman Kevin Little said. "Every Cub Scout Pack 177 meeting begins with the members reciting the scout promise. The second line states that each scout is to do their duty to God and country," Little said. "To these first- through fifth-…
Friday, April 29, 2011
Help Food Bank of South Jersey by supporting the "Stamp Out Hunger" campaign.
The good folks at Food Bank of South Jersey hope you will make your mailman work a little harder than usual one Saturday next month. They're pretty sure the mailman won't mind. Leave a can or two, or three or four, of non-perishable food in your mailbox on May 14 in support of the National Association of Letter Carriers' (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger campaign. All food donated locally will be turned over to Food Bank of South Jersey for distribution to its network of partner agencies in Camden, Burlington, Gloucester and Salem counties. “It’s a short walk from your kitchen to your mailbox, but those small steps you take are part of a giant effort to help the needy, and your donation will mean so much to the people we serve,” said Food Bank of …
Saturday, December 4, 2010
Camden County College is collecting non-perishable food items at its three campuses.
Wondering what to do with those cans of cranberry sauce and boxes of stuffing mix left over from your Thanksgiving feast? Donate them to a good cause. Through Dec. 10, Camden County College is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at its three campuses. All donations will go to the Food Bank of South Jersey at the end of the holiday food drive. Items can be dropped off at these locations: the second-floor lobby of the College Community Center at CCC's Blackwood campus, 311 College Drive; the lobby of the Rohrer Center at 1889 Route 70 East in Cherry Hill; and the first floor of the Technology Center at CCC's Camden City campus, 200 North Broadway.