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Boy Scouts to have drive-thru donation collection

Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 38 and Scouts BSA Troop 7 will be collecting non-perishable food items on Saturday, February 12th from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Summerville Tennis Courts.

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Scouting for Food is one of the Boy Scouts of America’s best known national service projects and is conducted by virtually every local Boy Scout council across the nation on an annual basis. Scouting For Food was first conducted on a national level, as a National Good Turn, by the BSA in 1986 and collected more than 60 million food items in that year. An annual tradition, Scouting for Food rallies Scouts across the nation to collect food for local food banks.

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Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 38 and Scouts BSA Troop 7 will be collecting non-perishable food items on Saturday, February 12th from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Summerville Tennis Courts. There is no need to get out of your vehicle as this will be a drive thru drop off. Scouts and Leaders will be there to collect donations curbside. All donations received will remain in Chattooga County benefiting the Community Resource Center of Chattooga.

What can be donated:

Canned and Dry Food Products are needed (no frozen, glass or perishable items please!) In addition to canned foods, Scouts will be happy to accept the following items:

Diapers (all sizes)
Toothpaste (all ages)
Toothbrushes (med/soft)
Deodorant (antiperspirant)
Toilet Paper
Tissue
Wipes (hypo-allergenic)
Razors
Q-Tips
Soap
Bandages
Combs/Brushes/Picks
Feminine Hygiene Items
First-Aid Supplies
Laundry Soap

The Scouting for Food Community Service Project teaches youth to “help other people at all times”.

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