"Scouting for Food" - Annual Boy Scouts Food Drive
Boy Scouts of America (Cascade Pacific Council), Society of St. Vincent de Paul, and local agencies and businesses interested in helping Oregon's hungry
Drop-off at any Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) fire station
Saturday, December 5, 2009 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
WE CAN'T DO THIS ALONE…
The Boy Scouts of America, Cascade Pacific Council, will be holding their annual food drive, "Scouting for Food" for area food banks on Saturday, December 5, 2009.
LOOK FOR SCOUTS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD...
Scouts will be canvassing neighborhoods with collection bags starting Saturday, November 28, 2009 and then return to pick up the bags with food on Saturday, December 5, 2009 between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. This annual collection provides local agencies with food to supply hungry people with food assistance throughout the entire year.
ALL PORTLAND FIRE & RESCUE STATIONS ARE DROP-OFF POINTS…
Because the scouts cannot be everywhere, anyone can contribute to "Scouting for Food" by dropping off a bag of non-perishable food at any PF&R fire station on Saturday, December 5, 2009 before 4:00 pm. To find a list of fire station locations, click here.
THE NEED IS GREATER THAN EVER…
Last year, this event resulted in food for approximately 10,000 families. Unfortunately, the need for help is even greater this year with continued high unemployment. In Oregon, 1 in 5 of our neighbors is experiencing hunger and this food drive seeks to address that need.
November 27, 2009