Food Drive For Food Bank of the Southern Tier

By Candace Chapman

Food Drive For Food Bank of the Southern Tier

August 3, 2012 Updated Aug 3, 2012 at 10:02 AM EDT

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier and Price Chopper are teaming up to fight child hunger.

Food collections will take place August 5 through August 22 at Price Chopper locations in Binghamton, Chenango, Endicott, Norwich, Owego, Sidney and Montrose, PA to benefit three area food banks.

Throughout the food drive, customers can make a “back to school,” non-perishable food donation in-store near the
customer service counter.

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank will be receiving the non-perishable donations and distributing them
to hungry neighbors in need.

Each week, over 11,000 individuals visit a hunger-relief member agency served by the Food Bank of the Southern
Tier. In 2011, the Food Bank distributed nearly 7.5 million pounds of food to neighbors in need across the six Southern Tier counties of Broome, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins.

To learn more about how you can make a difference in the fight against hunger, visit the Food Bank’s website at www.foodbankst.org or call 607.796.6061.