ABINGDON, Va. (WFXR) – Food City is preparing to kick-off their sixth annual Friends and Pets in Need Holiday Food Drive beginning Nov. 1.
Throughout the months of Nov. and Dec., specially marked bags containing non-perishable food items, as well as bags containing pet food products, will be available to purchase for only $15 at all Food City locations.
“Hunger is a serious problem throughout our region, especially during the holidays and colder winter months. Food City is proud to host a number of hunger relief programs throughout the year, including our Friends & Pets in Need Holiday Food Drive,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City’s president and chief executive officer. “The drive will benefit local hunger relief organizations and animal shelters throughout our area at a critical time.”
100% of the products collected will benefit local hunger relief organizations and animal shelters throughout the region. Anyone interested in purchasing the bags may deposit them in the collection bins located at the front of the store.
For more information visit Food City’s website.