Food Drive for London Food Bank

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

There are food drive boxes in both M146 and the VERC to collect non-perishables. They will be available until the end of the month (Oct. 30th).  Below is a list of food items that the food bank desperately needs:

   * Canned fish, meat, stew
   * Peanut butter, jam
   * Canned soups, vegetables, and fruits
   * Rice, pasta (uncooked)
   * Canned juice, or individual boxes
   * Macaroni and Cheese dinners
   * Baby food (jars, cereals, cookies)
   * Powdered or canned milk
   * oatmeal, large packages or individual servings
   * individually packaged healthy snacks
   * cake mixes, baking goods

Learn more about the London Food Bank at  http://web.ca/~londonfb/index.htm

A team of Med Students will also be participating in the Trick or Eat Program through the Meal Exchange Program. Med Students will be visiting homes in Masonville location on Halloween to ask families for food donations to support the London Food Bank. Students and faculty can help by making donations to the UWO Meds at http://my.e2rm.com/TeamPage.aspx?teamID=139000&LangPref=en-CA. Proceeds are collected by the Meal Exchange program and go straight to the London Food Bank.  





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