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Pack the Pantry Campaign Gears Up For Nov! Let’s Band Together to Continue to Help Feed the Needy!

Posted by zachary on October 31, 2016

Pack the Pantry Campaign Gears Up For Nov! Let’s Band Together to Continue to Help Feed the Needy!

The 2016 Zachary Community Food Bank “Pack The Pantry” Food Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 9th through the 16th at all Zachary Community Schools.  Children are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to school during this period.  The schools will be competing to see who can collect the most canned goods. This year, the Zachary Community School District will award the winning school with a ZCSD Food Drive Champion Trophy, which will travel from year to year to the winning school. 

The Zachary Fire Department will be collecting the canned goods from the schools in their fire trucks on Thursday, November 17th.  The Zachary Food Pantry will determine the biggest weigh-in for the school competition and will announce the winner that day.  All donations will remain in our local Zachary Food Pantry and will benefit families in our community. 

In addition, be on the lookout for the Legendz sports teams who will be collecting canned goods at LeBlanc’s Supermarket during the campaign.  Please be generous in your giving, the Zachary Food Pantry serves over 3,000 households a year.  All households who receive meals must properly qualify according to income criteria, and must reside in the Zachary Community School District legal boundaries. 

If you are interested in supporting the Zachary Food Pantry, the mailing address is P.O. Box 932, Zachary, LA  70791.  The Zachary Food Pantry is located at 5640 Rollins Rd.  The phone number is 225 654-4028. The Zachary Food Pantry is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, so your gift is tax-deductible.