Valentine’s Day Food Drive

    Valentine’s Day Food Drive

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    When:
    Feb 14, 2018 all-day
    2018-02-14T00:00:00-05:00
    2018-02-15T00:00:00-05:00
    Where:
    Ponysaurus Brewing Co.
    219 Hood St
    Durham, NC 27701
    USA
    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    Ponysaurus Brewing Co.

    Spread the love this Valentine’s Day by showing your affection for your community!
    Enjoy a pint in the taproom and bring a non-perishable canned good for PORCH-Durham.

    Needs
    -shelf stable, single serving sizes of milk (Walmart is a great place to get these)
    -small cans of vegetables with pop-top lids
    -small cans of fruit with pop-top lids
    -cans of tuna with pop-top lids
    -cans of chicken with pop-top lids
    -microwavable single-serving meals (chef-boyardee pastas with meat; instant mac-n-cheese; Hormel Compleats)

    More about PORCH-Durham:
    PORCH-Durham began collecting food donations for Durham children in need in January 2011. A year later, PORCH-Durham received their 501(c)3 federal charity status. The mission of PORCH-Durham is to support the BackPack Buddies and School Pantry programs in Durham, North Carolina. The aim is to reduce food-insecurity among in children in Durham by organizing monthly food collections through neighborhood-based volunteers and donors. PORCH-Durham provides over 300 weekend backpacks of food and supply 12 school and community pantries with twice monthly delivery of fresh fruit and one monthly delivery of 4-6 large boxes of nonperishable food items. Approximately 2,500 to 3,000 individuals are supported each month through the school and community pantries that PORCH-Durham supplies.

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    Abbie Mann-Wood
    Absaroka (Abbie) Mann-Wood is a junior at Duke University, majoring in Public Policy with a certificate in Policy Journalism and Media Studies. She was born in Lander, Wyoming, and has lived in Durham for two years. You can usually find her at her computer, or wandering only slightly lost in the woods.