Help Stock the Pantry: Participate in Roswell’s Holiday Food Drive

December 8, 2023
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Help Stock the Pantry: Participate in Roswell's Holiday Food Drive

📦 The Gist: The City of Roswell has organized a Winter Holiday Food Drive to support North Fulton Community Charity’s Food Pantry, with donations accepted until December 16 at various locations.

📅 The Details: Residents of Roswell are encouraged to contribute to the Winter Holiday Food Drive, a charitable effort to support the North Fulton Community Charity’s Food Pantry. Donations are being collected at three designated locations within the city: East Roswell Recreation Center, Hembree Park Recreation Center, and Bill Johnson Community Activity Building.

The drive is underway and will continue until Saturday, December 16. Drop-off times are Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

📋 By The Numbers:

  • 3 drop-off locations
  • 7 days a week donation window
  • Over 200 families served daily by North Fulton Community Charities

🔍 In Context: North Fulton Community Charities plays a crucial role in assisting families in need, especially during the winter holiday season. The organization currently aids over 200 families each day. The food drive aims to restock the pantry with high-need items such as peanut butter, pasta, cereal, toiletries, and various canned goods.

🌟 Why It Matters: This food drive is a vital initiative for supporting vulnerable families in the community, particularly as demand increases during the holiday season. It provides an opportunity for residents to engage in community service and directly impact the lives of those in need.

🤝 What You Can Do: Residents can participate by donating requested items at the specified locations and times. Those seeking more information or looking to contribute further can contact Mel Fortin, the Director of Pantry Services, at 678-387-4465.

📆 What’s Next?: Donations will be accepted until December 16. Following the closure of the drive, collected items will be delivered to North Fulton Community Charities on December 18 for distribution.

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