Revelstoke emergency services food drive this week

The Revelstoke Emergency Services Fight Back Against Hunger food drive takes place this Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Sep. 15, 2015 6:00 a.m.

Hundreds of volunteers will envelop the city for the Emergency Services food drive this Wednesday and Thursday.

Don’t be alarmed by all the lights and sirens around town this week —they’re collection food, not bodies.

The Emergency Services Fight Back Against Hunger food drive takes placethis Wednesday and Thursday evening, Sept. 16–17, when local police, paramedics, firefighters and dozens of other volunteer groups will be going door-to-door collection food and other goods for the food bank.

Amongst the items on the food banks “most needed” list are:

— Canned fish and meats;

— Pasta and sauces;

— Chunky soups;

— Cereal;

— Fruit juice;

— Canned fruits and vegetables;

— Canned or powdered milk;

— Peanut butter;

— Toothpaste, shampoo, soap and other toiletres;

— Toilet paper;

— Laundry detergent;

— Diapers and wipes;

— Baby food;

— Kids snacks like juice boxes, granola bars, cracker snacks and fruit cups.

Expect to see someone come by your door between 6–8 p.m. on Wednesday or Thursday.

 

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