Scottsdale, community groups team up to hold an emergency food and supply drive

The ripple effect of the coronavirus has impacted food banks across the nation and Scottsdale is no exception. Access to safe and nourishing food is needed now more than ever. If you are healthy and able, please consider donating to our emergency food and supply drive taking place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. both Saturday, March 21, and Sunday, March 22. Donated goods will benefit Scottsdale seniors and Vista Del Camino’s Food Bank, which directly helps seniors, families in need and the homeless. 

Our staff and volunteers will practice social distancing. Simply drive up, drop your donated goods in the bin and receive a wave and “thank you” from the distance. Your support and generosity are greatly appreciated.

Locations:

Shepherd of the Desert
9590 E. Shea Blvd.

First Baptist Church of Scottsdale
7025 E. Osborn Road

List of Items needed: 

  • Canned soup 
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned protein (chicken, tuna, spam) 
  • Canned ravioli 
  • Canned fruit (no sugar added or packed in 100% fruit juice) 
  • Canned vegetables 
  • Dry or canned beans 
  • Cereal
  • Boxed prepared meals (mac and cheese, hamburger helper)  

Various toiletries are also needed:

  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Dental hygiene products  

This emergency food and supply drive is a partnership with the city of Scottsdale, Scottsdale’s faith-based community, Scottsdale Community Partners, Scottsdale Parents Council, First Baptist, Shepherd of the Desert and Scottsdale Presbyterian. 

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