Thursday, June 24, 2010

Interfaith Community Services Runs Food Drive

Posted By on Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 1:48 PM

Interfaith Community Services, a volunteer-based nonprofit that provides food, emergency financial assistance, mobile meals, transportation, home repairs and more to Pima County residents, is wrapping up its Freedom From Hunger food drive from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 27, at Christ Presbyterian Church, 6565 E. Broadway Blvd.

So far, more than two tons of food has been donated.

The free event will feature ice cream donated by Cold Stone Creamery; a performance by Gestures of Joy, a group of 20 residents from Splendido retirement community who perform sign-language routines to music; and a performance by a quartet from the Tucson Jazz Institute.

Bring a donation of nonperishable food (cereal, rice, pasta, canned meat, tuna, etc.) to the event or before June 27 to:

Interfaith Community Services, 2820 W. Ina Road

Hughes Federal Credit Union offices at 971 W. Wetmore Road, 3131 E. Speedway Blvd., 7970 N. Thornydale Road, 9052 S. Rita Road, 280 N. Pantano Road, 8701 S. Kolb Road or 951 E. Hermans Road

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans offices at 3430 E. Sunrise Drive or 7367 E. Tanque Verde

For more information, call 297-6049.

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