Connecting You to Our Annual Food Drive - NBC Connecticut

Connecting You to Our Annual Food Drive



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    The NBC Connecticut crew at the Big Y in Manchester

    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