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.

 

Just Posted

‘We think the democratic process is eroding’: Czech family visit Revelstoke promoting new voting method

In the Janeček voting method, voters can cast both positive and negative multiple votes

Revelstoke RCMP seize $1.9 million from ‘erratic’ driver

The driver and passenger were detained under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Liberals’ Kootenay-Columbia candidate stands by Trudeau despite scandal

Robin Goldsbury says the prime minister’s racist photo is a learning opportunity

Revelstoke athletes bring home 16 medals from 55+ BC Senior Games

The event took place in Kelowna Sept. 10-14

Maggie ‘May’ Davis’ CD release concert next week in Revelstoke

Davis had the most attended concert at Street Fest this summer

Bears roaming around Okanagan school, busy neighbourhood

Cubs spotted near elementary school, large bear seen at park

21 years: Grand Chief Stewart Philip to continue leading B.C. Indian Chiefs union

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip acclaimed as president of Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Murder charges laid after body pulled from Fraser River ID’ed as missing man

Accused also face one count each of attempted murder in connection with Rudy Johnson Bridge incident

B.C. MLA’s former constituency assistant charged with fraud, breach of trust

Charges announced Sept. 19 more than two years after Martin fired Desmond Devnich for alleged thefts

B.C. salmon farm inspection deal reached with Indigenous people

Monitoring to determine if any Broughton region farms stay open

Vehicle thefts prompt plea from Salmon Arm RCMP

Public asked to help by removing valuables and keys, locking vehicles up

LETTER: Democracy concerns must be addressed

Critical issues keep some from voting

RCMP seize $1.9 million in B.C. traffic stop

The driver and passenger were detained under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Salmon Arm theatre reduces barriers with inclusive opening of Wizard of Oz

Relaxed conventions opens experience to people with autism, dementia, sensory disorders

Most Read