AmeriCorps team members and other volunteers collected 667 pounds of food and toiletries on Friday, November 16 in Bremerton. The American Red Cross, Kitsap Credit Union and other organizations partnered to support local food banks for the 5 annual Send Hunger Packing food drive.
Send Hunger Packing is an annual event support by all local food banks. Last year, the community-wide initiative collected more than 10,750 pounds of food. This year’s event will continue throughout November. For more information on the 2012 Send Hunger Packing food drive, please contact Kloe Swartz at the American Red Cross by calling (360) 377-3761 or emailing Kloe.Swartz@RedCross.org.