Fill the Truck food drive
Ellington - Tolland - Vernon - posted Nov, 08 2011
A Fill the Truck food drive to benefit Tri-Town Food Pantry will be held on Nov. 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Skinner Road School, 90 Skinner Road in Vernon. The Tri-Town Pantry is an emergency food source for the residents of Vernon, Tolland, and Ellington. It is in need of the following: Non-perishable food items, jelly or jam, canned tuna, pasta and sauce, macaroni and cheese, noodles, rice dishes, cereal, canned soup, canned vegetables especially canned peas and carrots, and dessert mixes. Beverages, including juice boxes, dry or powdered milk, cranberry juice, apple juice, and drink mixes. Household items and toiletries, such as toilet paper, paper towels, plastic wrap, soap, toothpaste, and shampoo. Donations should be in cans, boxes, plastic containers, or other sealed packages. Also, be sure to check the expiration dates and only donate current items. Cash or check donations will also be accepted, with checks made out to HVCC. Gift cards to local grocery stores are also welcome. For more information e-mail Steve Linton at email@example.com.