High Holiday Food Drive for Second Harvest Food Bank
The Jewish Community Relations Council is sponsoring its 28th Annual High Holiday food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley.
New this year is a competition among area businesses. Those competing include the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation; the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown; Titan Construction; Suhar & Macejko; the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber; OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology; the Youngstown Phantoms; VEC, Inc.; and others.
Donations will be accepted Aug. 27 through Oct. 1 at the Jewish Community Center, Altshuler Akiva Academy, Temple El Emeth, Congregation Ohev Tzedek, Congregation Rodef Shalom and Children of Israel Congregation. For more information, contact Wilschek at 330-746-3250 ext. 123 or SWilschek@jewishyoungstown.org.
Suggested items for donation include canned meat, fish and poultry; soap; toothbrushes; toothpaste; instant pancake mix; syrup; cleaning items; peanut butter; canned fruits and vegetables; paper products; cereal; rice; noodles; snack foods; baby food and formula; and instant coffee.
Monetary donations should be made payable to the Second Harvest Food Bank and sent to JCRC, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, Ohio 44504.