Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Time to Spread Thanksgiving Cheer

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM

In the past year the food bank has experienced a 10 percent increase in requests for help than the previous 12 months.

But you—yes you, right there!—can help out on this Thursday, Nov. 15. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is hosting their annual "Thanksgiving on the Mayflower" event at the Sprouts (formerly known as Sunflower Market) parking lot on North First Avenue and East Limberlost Drive. They'll be out before sunrise and after sunset, 5 a.m. to 7 p.m., and enjoying tuneage from 94.9 MIXfm.

The goal is to fill the Mayflower (semi-truck, not colonial ship) with tasty non-perishables. If you'd rather pull out your wallet than tote grocery bags, they will also be accepting cash donations. The food bank does a little magic and can distribute $9 worth of food for every $1 donated, according to their website.

In addition, Tucson Electric Power will match donations received on site. That's double the warm fuzzy feeling!

For more information, head on over to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona website.

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