Food drive to benefit Foodbank

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Mana Loa-Nimitz Lions Club in along with Radford High School will be hold their "Giving From the Heart Food Drive" Feb. 6 –16 to benefit the Hawaii Foodbank.

Lions members and Radford students and faculty will collect canned goods including:

œ Meats and Tuna
œ Canned Meals (Spaghetti, Chili, Corned Beef Hash)
œ Soups
œ Vegetables
œ Fruits

Many families have difficulty putting food on their tables and it is especially a challenge with good people struggling to make ends meet. You can be part of the Lions effort by making a difference, by assisting those that really need help.

The Hawaii Foodbank currently has a 13 day inventory of food and is working towards building their canned food supply which will be rationed through the year.

According to the latest Feeding America survey "Hunger in Hawaii 2010," the Hawaii Foodbank helps feed 183,500 people statewide each year. Of those people, 55,050 are children, and 11,010 are seniors.

Your donations also help feed; low-income families, the homeless disabled including war veterans and the unemployed.

Deliver to Radford High School's Main Office at 4361 Salt Lake Blvd. during school hours, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monetary donations will be accepted at the drop off area. Every $10 donated, enables the Foodbank to distribute food for 25 meals.

Please make your tax deductible check payable to: HAWAII FOODBANK.

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