DART kicks off Stuff the Bus Thanksgiving Food Drive

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DART kicks off Stuff the Bus Thanksgiving Food Drive

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DART and the Food Bank of Delaware kicked off their 22nd Annual Stuff the Bus Thanksgiving Food Drive on Monday to help families in need.

On Monday, moms, dads, and grandparents dropped off all sorts of non-perishable food in Rehoboth Beach.

The food drive will happen throughout the week in different spots across Delaware.

Organizers say their goal is to collect 20 tons and have an impact on families in need this Thanksgiving season.

“Hunger never takes a vacation, and it’s certainly true, and if we all could bring one can, it really would make a difference for your friends and neighbors,” said the DART First State Marketing Specialist, Patty Boyd.

You can drop off nonperishable items for the food drive on the following dates:

Tuesday, November 12, 8 AM – 6 PM
Walmart, 939 N. DuPont Highway, Milford AND
Safeway, 190 John Hunn Brown Rd., Dover

Wednesday, November 13, 9 AM – 4 PM
ShopRite of First State Plaza, 1600 W. Newport Pike, Stanton

Thursday, November 14, 7 AM – 5 PM
Rodney Square, Market Street side, Wilmington

Friday, November 15, 9 AM – 4 PM
ShopRite of Brandywine Commons, 1300 Rocky Run Parkway, Wilmington

Saturday, November 16, 9 AM – 4 PM
ShopRite of Four Seasons, 700 Plaza Dr., Newark

Some of the items needed include:

Cornflakes
Cheerios
Oatmeal
Raisin Bran
Rice (white or brown)
Evaporated Milk
Coffee/Tea bags
Applesauce
Pancake Mix
Macaroni & Cheese
Spaghetti Sauce
Pasta
Beef stew
Peanut Butter
Canned Tuna (in water)
Canned Salmon
Canned Chicken
Pork & Beans
Canned Sweet Potatoes
Instant Mashed Potatoes

For more information, you can contact the Delaware Food Bank at 302-292-1305.

courtesy: WMDT