The Queen Anne Cub Scouts is once again Scouting for Food to benefit the Queen Anne Food Bank.
They are distributing door hangers throughout Queen Anne on the evening of Monday, March 16, to remind residents to collect and donate nonperishable food items.
The Scouts recommend that residents make contributions for other families based on what they would choose for your own family. The most-needed items include canned proteins, soups, vegetables and fruits, as well as grains like pasta and rice. Hygiene products are also highly needed.
Leave donations in a visible location outside your front door or by the base of your mailbox (please do not hang on or put in your mailbox) by 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 21. Please avoid donating glass items.
Residents who don’t receive a door hanger but would like to donate food items should contact email@example.com. Or bring donations directly to the Queen Anne Food Bank (232 Warren Ave. N.).
Through partnerships with more than 50 local food banks, the Scouting for Food drive provides more than 500,000 cans of food annually to needy families. This community service project is designed to help fill the shelves of neighborhood food banks at a time of year when needs are high and supplies are low.
Last year, Queen Anne Scouts and their community donated more than 600 pounds of goods to local food banks.
For more information on Scouting for Food, visit www.seattlebsa.org.