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Take a Bite Out of Hunger Food Drive

The Manitowoc Police Department Support Staff is helping ring in the “New Year” for the needy in our community by continuing to replenish Peter’s Pantry shelves after the holiday season.  Local food pantries have food to give at Christmas time so no one will have to go without a Christmas meal, but what happens after the holidays?

Surplus after the holiday season drops off for our local pantries and we would like to make sure the citizens of Manitowoc have plenty of food to go around during the winter months of the New Year when things are scarce.  Just think about the things your family eats every week as these families are just like yours.

So when you go to the grocery store the next time, please consider picking up ten of our “10 Most Wanted” Items for the month.  The Manitowoc Police Department will be collecting a different theme of food during the months of January, February, March and April.  If we all work together we can “Arrest Hunger” in our community (see attached flyers for details)!

The following locations have food barrels for collection (all 4 months for collection):

Manitowoc Police Department, 910 Jay Street

Lobby Hours – 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday – Friday)

Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street

General Lobby Hours – 9 AM to 8 PM (Monday – Thursday)

9 AM to 6 PM (Friday)

9 AM to 3 PM (Saturday)

Noon to 4 PM (Sunday)

Manitowoc Senior Center, 3300 Custer St.

General Lobby Hours – 8 AM to 4 PM (Monday – Friday)

Pick ‘N Save – Manitowoc, 3300 Calumet Ave.

Store Hours – 6 AM to 12 AM

Rob’s Family Market, 2330 Menasha Ave.

Store Hours – 6 AM to 8 PM

The following are the monthly themes and food items we are collecting per month:

Monthly Theme and Ideas for “10 Most Wanted” Items

January’s Theme – “SOUPER” Bowl Food Drive – January is National Soup Month

February’s Theme – “CAN”NED MANIA” Food Drive – National Canned Food Month

March’s Theme – “Oodles of Noodles” Food Drive – National Noodle Month

April’s Theme – “BREAKFAST BONANZA” Food Drive

If you can help, please drop food off at one of the above listed locations.

We appreciate your help…know that you are making a difference in a family’s life!

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