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WAFF 48 Can-a-thon 2014

What can you do to help Fight Hunger in the Tennessee Valley this year?

Can-A-Thon Week is quickly approaching and families throughout our area need your help.

This years Can-a-thon is going to be three times bigger than ever before with three days of collecting across the Tennessee Valley.

Whatever you can give, no matter how small your donation, your contribution makes a big difference in the lives of so many.

Contact the organization in the county nearest you for drop-off locations and times.

Monday, December 1 (Shoals)

LAUDERDALE/COLBERT/FRANKLIN COUNTIES

North Alabama Food Bank 

Please go to the “Find Food” page and enter your zip code to find the nearest food bank in your area.

Wednesday, December 3rd (Sand Mountain)

MARSHALL COUNTY

United Way – (256) 582-0506

JACKSON COUNTY

Salvation Army – (256) 259-4320

DEKALB COUNTY

Salvation Army – (256) 997-0858

Friday, December 5th (Huntsville Metro & Lincoln Co.)

LINCOLN COUNTY

Provision Port – (931) 227-8672 or (931) 993-7937

LIMESTONE COUNTY

Athens-Limestone Emergency Food & Shelter – (256) 230-6311

MADISON COUNTY

Christmas Charities – (256) 837-2373

MORGAN COUNTY

Volunteer Center of Morgan County – (256) 355-8628

LAWRENCE COUNTY

Good Samaritan Food Pantry – (256) 565-5767

THINGS WE NEED THE MOST

  • Canned meat or fish
  • Canned vegetables
  • Peanut butter
  • Soups, chili or stew (complete meals)
  • Paper products (towels & tissue)
  • Dinner kits (Hamburger Helper, rice, noodles, etc.)
  • Breakfast cereal
  • Canned fruits

THINGS WE CANNOT ACCEPT FOR FOOD SAFETY CONCERNS

  • Home-canned items
  • Cans that are deeply dented, bulging, leaking or rusty
  • Bottles or jars that are leaking or having damaged seals
  • Expired baby food or formula
You can also donate online by visiting this website.

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