It’s Time To Help Your Hungry Neighbors in Yakima on Saturday
It's time to help those in need in our community by helping to fill the shelves of food banks in Yakima. It's called the Operation Harvest Food Drive by Yakima Rotary Clubs and the collection happens Saturday with your help.
FILL THE BAG WITH LOTS OF NON-PERISHABLE FOOD THAT TASTES GOOD
Rotary Club officials say if you received a bag on your doorstep you're being asked to fill it with non-perishable food and put it where it can be seen from the road or sidewalk by 9:30 am Saturday, October 7.
DIDN'T GET THE BROWN BAG? USE YOUR OWN OR DROP OFF YOUR DONATION
If you didn't receive a bag you can still help by dropping off your donation at any Wray's Marketfresh IGA store, 3 locations in Yakima and 1 in Selah.
Food bank officials also appreciate cash donations to purchase items that aren't donated. If you would like to donate cash you can drop off money at the Yakima Sundome/State Fair Parking lot on Saturday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
THOUSANDS OF POUNDS OF FOOD COLLECTED BUT THEY ALSO TAKE CASH
Each year the Operation Harvest Food Drive collects thousands of pounds of food and thousands of dollars in donations. The money and donations are given to the more than 7 food banks that serve people in the Yakima Valley.
All the food banks take donations along with the Yakima Union Gospel Mission and many will be looking your donations in November and December to help needy families this holiday season.
You'll find food banks throughout the Yakima and Selah areas.
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