Minneapolis Development Review food drive begins Oct. 29
Minneapolis Development Review is holding a food and fund drive for Second Harvest Heartland. You can help folks in need by bringing your donations to Room 300, Public Service Center, 250 4th Street South, on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Oct. 29 through Nov. 16.
Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger relief organization. Food and fund contributions will help ensure that hungry children, families and seniors in our community get the food they need.
Items that are most needed:
- Meats, fish and protein: canned tuna, ham or chicken, beef stew, chili, peanut butter, canned/dried beans.
- Fruits and vegetables: 100 percent fruit juice, canned fruits and vegetables, instant potatoes, fruit preserves.
- Complete meals: pasta and sauce, boxed meals, hearty soups.
- Grains: cereal, rice.
- Hygiene products: shampoo, deodorant, soap, diapers, toilet paper, feminine hygiene, toothpaste.
- Cleaning supplies: laundry detergent, paper towels, kitchen and bathroom cleaners.
If you’d like to make a financial donation, go to the Second Harvest financial contribution web page. For every $5 donated, Second Harvest Heartland will be able to provide 18 meals to people in need.
Published Oct 24, 2012