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Neighbors in Need to assist local food pantries
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:51 AM

Each fall, it is the goal of Neighbors in Need to provide assistance to 23 local food pantries in Defiance, Paulding and Williams counties in northwest Ohio.

Radio station 105.7 The Bull kicked off the 2013 campaign on Friday, Oct. 25, and will be collecting donations through Friday, Dec. 6.

In addition to all of the live drive locations, collection barrels can be found throughout the campaign at the Chief Supermarket locations in Defiance, Bryan and Paulding.

Additionally, there are collection cans in businesses all over northwest Ohio in which to make monetary donations.

There are many individuals and families around the community that use local food pantries on a regular basis to put a meal on their table. The collection of nonperishable food items and monetary donations goes directly into local food pantries. One hundred percent of donations stays local.

Please look at the live drive schedule and make time to donate to the local food pantries:

Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Williamson Insurance, Payne.

Nov. 6, 3-6 p.m., downtown Paulding.

Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-noon, Chief Supermarket, Paulding.

Nov. 27, 3-5 p.m., First Federal, Paulding.

Pantry needs list includes:

cereals

oatmeal

juices

canned soups

canned veggies

canned fruits

canned tuna

canned beans

canned meat

boxed dinners

boxed crackers

jams and jellies

peanut butter

vegetable oil

flour

sugar

coffee/tea

pasta/sauce

noodles

canned baby foods

baby diapers

bar or liquid soap

toothpaste

toothbrushes

toilet tissue