The Hokie Food Drive 2013 happens just before Virginia Tech’s first home football game of the season with Virginia Tech vs Western Carolina.
Donations of non-perishable food will be collected for The Giving Tree Food Pantry, a non-profit, all volunteer food pantry dedicated to serving the hungry in the New River Valley.
The Giving Tree Food Pantry helps over 350 families a month and the numbers are growing.
Donations will be collected at the Kroger located on University City Boulevard in Blacksburg before the football game.
Drop-off times are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The pantry is mostly in need of breakfast cereals, canned fish, meats and fruits.
Here's a full list of needed items:
Fish, canned: salmon, tuna.
Meats, canned: chicken, beef stew, chili.
Meals, boxed: complete dinners, helper and pasta meals.
Pasta, canned or dry: ravioli, macaroni, noodles, spaghetti.
Rice: instant and dinners.
Soup: canned and boxed.
Snack Items: dried fruit, granola bars, whole grain crackers, can/ bag nuts, trail mix.
Tomato products: canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste.
Monetary donations will also be collected.
For additional information contact firstname.lastname@example.org, call Tom Wallace at (540) 505-8499, or click here.