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Food Drive for Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Food Drive for Neighbors Helping Neighbors

by Tiffany Wells -
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         Food Drive-One More Week Remaining   

Did you know it is estimated that one in every seven Americans deals with hunger on a daily basis? (feedingamerica.org, 2019)

At Centra College we want to do our part to combat hunger in our community!  Your Centra College Student Government Association (SGA) has decided to partner with the local organization Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) to hold a food drive during the month of November.  They have many needs for food items, and toiletries to fill their pantry.  This organization serves Amherst County as well as clients from Lynchburg and surrounding areas.  Amherst county statistics show that 15% of the county lives below the national poverty line, and 20% of those individuals are children.

To learn more check out their mission/vision here:  https://www.nhnamherst.org/ 

HOW IT WORKS:

If you want to be entered into the drawing for prizes simply bring items to one of your SGA Faculty members (Mrs. Eden, Mrs. Wells, Mrs. Armes, Mrs. Foster, or Mrs. Patton).  If not just simply place items in the grocery carts in the front lobby!  For every 5 items that you bring in, your name can be entered once for the drawing. At the end of next week your SGA Faculty will draw for prizes!  If you can't do 5, any donation helps!  

PRIZES:

We will be raffling off $25 dollar gift cards.  If you are the winner you can choose between a gift card from Kroger, Food Lion, Target, Walmart or Amazon which gives you great flexibility for the holidays coming up! :  ) 


ITEMS NEEDED:


Non-Perishable Food Items

Personal Items

·         Pork N Beans 14 oz

·         Can Chicken

·         Tuna Fish

·         Spaghetti

·         Spaghetti Sauce

·         Spaghetti & Meatballs Can

·         Mac N Cheese

·         Pop Tarts

·         Green Beans

·         Sweet Peas

·         Diced Tomatoes

·         Instant Potatoes

·         Fruit Packs

·         Progressive Soups

·         Ramen Noodles (Beef or Chicken)

·         Corn

·         Toilet Paper

·         Body Wash

·         Deodorants

·         Toothpaste

·         Toothbrushes

·         Shampoo

·         Conditioner