Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Scout/Guide Food Drive set for Saturday, Nov. 4
Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 27 Oct 2006, p. 5

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Scout/Guide Food Drive set for Saturday, Nov. 4

donations at the door. They will take residents name, address and phone number, so a receipt for any amount over $10 can be issued later. Darlene Moss, scout/guide food drive coGeorgetown area residents are encouraged to pick up a few extra items at the grocery ordinator, said she is hoping that many of the store for the 16th Annual Scout/Guide Food scouts and guides participate in the drive. "With all the new routes we're heavily Drive Saturday, Nov. 4. All food collected will go to Georgetown depending on as many scouts and guides to Bread Basket which each month distributes show up as possible," said Moss. She said they are also encouraging the approximately 6,900 lbs. of food to more than Venturers to come out to help load 180 adults and 128 children in the and unload trucks in the transport of area. food from Georgetown Alliance Scouts and guides will be going Church (290 Main St. S.) where it will door-to-door that day collecting the be sorted, to the food bank. food donations residents are asked to Volunteers are also needed to help have outside by 9 a.m. Paper bags for with taping, sorting and packing food residents to fill with food items will be at the church after 9 a.m. It is a great included in the Wednesday (Nov. 1) opportunity for youths to do their voledition of The Independent & Free unteer hours. Anyone interested is Press. MARIAN asked to just show up and sign in. "We hope to reach or exceed last VIANT Moss said the scouts and guides year's collection of over 42,000 lbs.," said Marian Viant, director media co-ordinator hope to visit every home in Georgetown and for Georgetown Bread Basket. "Cash donations Glen Williams, but there are always people are also accepted, and anyone giving the youth who are missed. Anyone who is missed in the pick up can a donation of $10 or more will be issued a drop their food in the donation box The Real (tax) receipt." Viant said food items most needed are Canadian Superstore, Food Basics, A&P, Price canned meat and stew, canned fish, jam, Chopper or the Bread Basket at 55 Sinclair cheese spreads, canned juice and juice boxes, Ave., Unit 12 Wednesday or Saturday between powdered milk, canned milk, canned fruits and 9 a.m. and noon. "If we can just collect as much as we did the vegetables, nutritious snacks for children, mini fruit cups, peanut butter, and personal care previous year, we're laughing," said Moss. For more information call 905-873-3368. items such as shampoo, toothpaste and brush(Lisa Tallyn can be reached at es, deodorant, shaving cream and razors. ltallyn@independentfreepress.com) The youth will also be collecting monetary LISA TALLYN Staff Writer

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Scout/Guide Food Drive set for Saturday, Nov. 4