Connecting You to Our Annual Food Drive

NBC Connecticut is Connecting You to Joy with our annual Food Drive, on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. until noon.

This year we will collecting donations at the Big Y in Manchester, and near the XFINITY store in the Groton Square Shopping Center in Groton. Food and monetary donations collected will support Connecticut Foodshare and Connecticut Food Bank. Frozen turkeys, non-perishable food items, and monetary donations will be accepted. Every $10 you donate can provide 25 meals to a neighbor in need. Let’s make sure nobody is hungry this holiday season. In addition to frozen turkeys, non-perishable Thanksgiving items include:

• Canned Vegetables

• Dry Stuffing Mix

• Cranberry Sauce

• Canned or Powdered Gravy

• Instant Mashed Potatoes

Items needed year-round:

• 100% Fruit Juice

• Canned Vegetables and Fruits

• Chunky Soups & Beef Stew

• Macaroni & Cheese

• Peanut Butter

• Powdered Milk

• Rice

• Canned Beans

• Pasta & Sauce

• Sugar free, gluten free, low sodium and no salt items

• Canned tuna and meats

Big Y Manchester is located at 234 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester

XFINITY Store Groton is located at 220 CT-12, Groton

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