Stories tagged with: Food Drive

May 9, 2014 - 3:31pm
42 weeks 1 day ago

On Saturday,  the National Association of Letter Carriers will be conducting the 22nd Annual Stamp out Hunger Dood Drive. The nation's largest one day food drive.

Muskingum County postal costumers are being asked to leave non perishable food items near your mailbox before carriers deliver the mail. Suggested items include canned good, pasta, peanut butter, rice and cereal.

"We do ask that people don't put out their expired food, you want to make sure you read...

January 4, 2013 - 4:14pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

If you're heading to the Philo Varsity Basketball game Friday you can get in free of charge.

That is if you bring a canned food item. It's part of "Franklin Local Feeds Families." The district decided that they wanted to give back to the community and help area food banks replenish their items after the holiday season.

"I just feel that it's a great cause and it's a great way to give back to the community," said Soccer Player Nick Brannon. "I feel it's a...

August 27, 2011 - 3:56pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

The South Zanesville Church of Nazarene is giving back to the community one pint at a time.

The church hosted a blood drive and food drive on Saturday.  Church member Glee Patterson said blood is in high demand right now.

"39,000 pints of blood are needed each day," said Patterson.  "That's a lot of blood, so we're hoping to do our part to make sure that it gets out there where it's needed."

Patterson said everyone who donated blood...

August 22, 2011 - 3:20pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

A local church is gearing up to serve others.

As part of the 3rd Annual Serve Fest the South Zanesville Church of Nazarene will host their first -ever blood drive and food drive. Church Member Glee Patterson said the Food Drive couldn't be easier...

"People just drive-in. They won't even have to get out of their car," said Patterson. "They can give canned goods, non perishable items. "

All donated food will go toward local food banks. To kick off...

December 16, 2010 - 6:41am
4 years 10 weeks ago

A local mother and daughter are doing their part to help the Salvation Army annual food basket distribution effort. Misty Hill and her Philo Junior High School daughter, Mallory, saw that the there was a shortage of food at the Salvation Army and started asking friends and students from the Franklin Local Schools for help. It worked…they were able to collect 936 cans of food. They were so proud they were able to spell out "PHILO ELECTRICS" with the cans. Next year they...

December 5, 2010 - 8:30pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

Some area youth are performing for a good cause.

The 4th Annual Stomp Out Hunger Food Drive and Community Dance was held earlier tonight at Sheridan High School.  The Steppin' Generals, The Z-Town Steppers, and The Jackson Street Junior Steppers performed.  Admission was free as long as you brought in a non-perishable item.  Maria Bachus, co-founder of The Steppin' Generals, expressed the importance of this event.

"Tonight's event is for the...

November 24, 2010 - 2:00pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

Bishop fenwick students are giving their thanks this holiday season.

 The students took part in their 5th annual three week long food drive. Students ranging from Pre-School all the way through eighth grade prided themselves on being able to not only give thanks but to also give back to the Zanesville community.

 "The kids are so excited and they love to be able to help and this is their way of being able to help and feel proud for what they're able to...

September 27, 2009 - 8:05pm
5 years 22 weeks ago

September is Hunger Action Month, and Sprint stores across the country are taking part in a big-scale effort to feed those who are hungry.

So, to help, from Thursday through today, Sprint stores held a food drive.

"We know that there's a great need for this, this time of year. The Christ Table does 47,000 meals. Zanesville and Muskingum County is one of those places that does that. So, we're just trying to support them. They need canned fruits, peanut butter,...

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