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Portage County Food Drive
Start Date: 10/18/2013Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 10/18/2013End Time: 4:00 PM
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Event Description
Collecting food on at Risman Plaza. Look for the truck!

All food items and monies collected by you will benefit the 11 food pantries and hot meal programs serving low-income families, senior citizens, and individuals in need throughout Portage County. Donations can be dropped off and weighed at this site from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday–Friday.

OCTOBER 26: Main Collection Day
Before the Kent State Football Game!

Donations can be dropped off at Dix Stadium from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Donations on that day will be weighed, sorted and distributed to the 11 food pantries.

Food items needed:
• Canned protein such as tuna, sardines, stew and soups
• Peanut butter and jelly
• Canned fruits and vegetables
• Fruit juices
• Staples such as beans, rice and pasta
• Breakfast foods such as cereals and granola bars
• Personal care items including lotions, deodorant and toothpaste
• Gift Cards to area grocery stores
• Donations by check should be made payable to Change Hunger

$2.25 provides 3 meals for someone in need through Change Hunger.

Location Information:
Kent Campus - Risman Plaza
Contact Information:
Name: Ann Gosky
This event is open to:
  • Current Students
  • Future Students
  • Faculty / Staff
  • Alumni
  • General Public

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