2018 Scouting for Food

2018 FOOD DRIVE PARTNERS

IT TAKES A COMMUNITY
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THE SCOUTING FOR FOOD - FOOD DRIVE
One out of every eight individuals in South Dakota is food insecure

We are asking for Scout units, church groups, school groups, businesses, and other organizations to help us carry on this tradition of SERVICE and plan on participating in this year’s Scouting for Food - Food Drive.

The Feeding South Dakota Food Bank estimates that 1 of every 8 people are food insecure. Unfortunately, this need is growing every day. Through your group’s involvement in this Food Drive, you’ll have the opportunity to HELP alleviate this need.

This year’s Door-to-Door food drive will occur Saturday, October 27,2018 for bag delivery and Saturday, November 3, 2018, for bag pick up.

We KNOW that your calendar is full, but this is such a worthy cause and we THANK YOU for being a part of it - and to enable the leaders and members of your group to be a part of it.

help us with food donation bags

Each colored area on the map below is an area that a group can signup to cover. Groups will be responsible for dropping off bags at all houses within their area on October 27, 2018 and picking up all bags on November 3, 2018. When reserving an area, please let us know what area you are reserving. Each area has a number assigned to it. You can view the area number by clicking on the area below, on the map. Thank you again for helping out with this years Scouting for Food - Food Drive!

Unit Instuctions

The bags will be available to be picked the week of October 21. We also have instruction sheets that need to go in each bag. Unfortunately there was a bag printing error and they were printed without instructions on the outside. Please plan to deliver the bags on or around Saturday, October 27. Please instruct your Scout to put an insert in each bag and TIE them, if possible, to a door, railing near the door, or door knob. That way they won’t get blown away if it’s windy out. Please plan to pick up the filled bags starting at 9am, Saturday, November 3. I’d suggest making two trips through your delivery area. Many times households forget to put the bags out in time, but once they see us in their neighborhood they get them set outside. For units in Rapid City, once you have collected all the bags in your area bring them to either of the Rapid City Family Fare locations. The SD Nat’l Guard will be at each site collecting the food. They will then deliver the collected food to the Feeding South Dakota warehouse. Thank you all for your volunteer efforts for this very worthy cause!