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10 Food Drive Event Ideas


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Teach kids the value of charity by collecting canned foods instead of candy.
Teach kids the value of charity by collecting canned foods instead of candy.
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Around Halloween, pull a switch by conducting a food drive in which neighborhood children go door to door in your condominium, apartment building or neighborhood (accompanied by an adult) asking for canned food donations. Make sure to send out fliers well in advance so your neighbors are in on the plan. People are used to handing out candy at Halloween. Now they can give something nutritious to folks who really need it. This is a good way for kids to begin to associate the holiday with community service and the spirit of giving, too. (This won't work everywhere, so obtain the proper permissions before you get too far into the planning process.)


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