Hudson – Saturday, Nov. 8 is the Annual Scouting for Food Drive and Hudson Scouts of Troops 2, 77, Venture Crew 21 and Hudson Girls Scouts will be out picking up donated food left out for the drive. Please place non-perishable food items in a bag or box, attach the door hanger and place in view of street by 9 a.m.
The weekend before the drive, the local Cub Scouts and Girls Scouts will be delivering the scouting for food door hangers to residents of Hudson. If you do not receive a door hanger, you may use any bag to donate food. Please mark the bag “Food Drive.”
The food donated Nov. 8 will be given to the Hudson Food Pantry, 28 Houghton St. The Hudson Food Pantry is in need of the following items: canned soups, canned meats, canned vegetables, canned pasta, peanut butter, jelly, rice, stew, baked beans, Jell-O products, canned fruit, baby food, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, paper products and personal care products. The Food Pantry is unable to accept homemade food and expired foods.
If you have any questions concerning the Scouting for Food Drive, call Joan Wordell, Hudson Scouting for Food coordinator, at 508-283-0412. For more information on how the Boy Scouts help the hungry, visit www.scoutingforfood.info. To learn more about Scouting in your area, visit www.beascout.org.