Thanksgiving food drive kicks off this weekend
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The Ottawa Food Bank annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive kicks off this weekend. At participating Loblaws, Metro, Superstore, Independent and Walmart locations across Ottawa, shoppers can pick up and fill a food donation bag. at participating stores, volunteers will be on prada handbags hand to distribute and collect food donation bags. The contents will be distributed by the Ottawa Food Bank to its 140 member agency food programs.
On Oct. 8, most of us will be sitting down to a turkey or Tofurky meal, but for families living in poverty, putting any kind of food on the table is a daily struggle. Through its member agencies, the Ottawa Food Bank helped to feed 48,000 people last month. Thirty seven percent of them were children.
Last year Thanks for Giving Food Drive raised 250,000 pounds of food over two weekends. This year, the Ottawa Food Bank is reporting a higher demand for assistance.
While any unopened, non perishable foods not past their expiry date are accepted, the food bank is hoping to receive nutritious food donations. The following items are particularly in demand: canned fish, meat and stew; peanut butter; whol prada handbags e grain cereals; cooking oil; canned vegetables and fruit; soup; rice; dry pasta and sauce; boxed or canned juice; macaroni and cheese; healthy snacks and canned or dried legumes.
In addition to food, the Ottawa Food Bank is also collectin prada handbags g baby diapers, baby formula, baby wipes, personal hygiene products, toilet paper and dish soap.