A city official said 650 pounds of donated food items was dropped off at St. Vincent DePaul Society's Food Pantry early last week. The citywide food drive ends Thursday.
The city dropped off 650 pounds of non-perishable food donations to the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry early last week. The citywide food drive ends Dec. 20. All donations of imperishable food items, gift cards or unwrapped toys may be dropped off in the lobby at City Hall. All donations will be given to the St. Vincent DePaul Society's Food Pantry at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. City Hall is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last year, the city collected 1,844 pounds of food, $100 in Publix gift cards, $399 in monetary contributions, and four boxes of toys under "The Giving Tree."
The City of Dunedin is soliciting community donations of non-perishible food items, grocery gift cards and new children's toys in the lobby at City Hall, now through Dec. 20.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Katie Dolac
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Correction: The Giving Tree will accept donations through Dec. 20. An earlier version of this story had an incorrect date. Dunedin's "Giving Tree" is back at City Hall this December. That nautical-themed decor on the oak tree outside City Hall, named "The Giving Tree" by staff, signifies the start of the second "Operation Twinkle," an annual, city-sponsored food and toy drive. The city is soliciting community donations of non-perishable food items, grocery gift cards and new children's toys in the lobby at City Hall, now through Dec. 20. The St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at Our Lady of Lourdes Church was chosen by the Social Services Committee to distribute all the community donations collected at City Hall. Last year, Operation Twinkle …