A committee from our K of C council, the Canfield Lions and LEOS Clubs, the Rotary Club, Canfield Community Care Net and the Canfield Schools met recently to set dates for this year’s Andy Skrobola Memorial Food Drive.
As usual, we will supply hams for our families for Christmas, while the Lions provide turkeys for Thanksgiving. Canfield Community Care Net will provide food vouchers and the Canfield Rotary will provide winter coats.
Here’s the calendar:
Wed. Oct. 24: Grocery bags assembled at Canfield High School
Sat. Oct. 27: Bags distributed in Canfield and parts of Canfield Township
Needed items: peanut butter, cereal, canned fruit and vegetables, soup, pasta, instant potatoes, jello, pudding, ketchup, cake mixes, spaghetti sauce, rice, tuna, stuffing, coffee, tea, sugar, flour, cremora, baby food, diapers, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, facial soap, laundry soap, and deodorant.
Sat. Nov. 3 Starting at 12noon: Bags picked up from front porches in the city and delivered to St Paul Conference Room. City and township residents can bring them to their nearest Cardinal Joint Fire District fire station.
Sat. Nov. 10 9am: Fill boxes at St Paul’s for Thanksgiving.
Sat Nov. 17 9am-12noon: Food distributed at St Paul’s for Thanksgiving. Families will be notified.
Sat. Dec. 15 9am: Fill boxes at St Paul’s for Christmas.
Sat. Dec. 22 9am-12noon: Food distributed at St Paul’s for Christmas. Families will be notified.