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Paragould group sponsors food drive for children

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

A group in Paragould is trying to fight child hunger with an upcoming food drive.

The Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Women's Council is sponsoring an Emergency Food Drive to benefit the backpack program at School of the 21st Century.

Items needed for the food drive include:

  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Cheese Crackers
  • Peanut Butter (jars)
  • Applesauce & Fruit Cups
  • Pudding & Gelatin Cups
  • Granola Bars
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Macaroni & Cheese Cups
  • Soups (cans)
  • Pop Tarts
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Fruit Rollups
  • Breakfast Bars
  • Instant Oatmeal

Other items are welcome, but must be easy to eat and require little to no preparation.

All donations can be taken to the AMMC Herget Atrium on Friday, Sept. 18, from 7:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.

If other arrangements need to be made to make a donation, call (870) 239-8109 or 239-7077 for more information.

Use those numbers if you would like to volunteer during the food drive.

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