Boy Scouts seek nonperishable goods for food bank

By From page A3 | November 14, 2012

FAIRFIELD — Boy Scouts will be going door to door Saturday in certain neighborhoods to collect nonperishable food for Bay Area food banks.

Throughout the Bay Area, more than 40,000 Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Venturers, Explorers and their supporters will be “Scouting For Food” placed on doorsteps by 9 a.m.

Scouts have distributed door hangers to the areas they will visit. They hope to collect 450,000 pounds of food.

This who did not received a door hanger can still drop off food Saturday at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Counties, 2239 Courage Drive, Suite F. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For information, call 421-9777.

Reach Amy Maginnis-Honey at 427-6957 or [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/amaginnisdr.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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