WRAL-TV FOOD DRIVE @ FOOD SHUTTLE THIS FRIDAY; RISEUP RALEIGH RAISES FUND FOR IFFS ON JUNE 3RD
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May 18, 2011—RALEIGH, NC
Help Families Impacted by the Tornadoes
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
Capitol Broadcasting and WRAL-TV are partnering with The Inter-faith Food Shuttle in Raleigh for a daylong collection drive for Wake County families impacted by the tornado. The relief effort will be held at 1001 Blair Drive in Raleigh from 6AM to 7PM. Donations accepted include: dry goods, juice, canned meat, cereal, healthy snacks, and bottled water. http://www.wral.com/5onyourside/story/9613576/
FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
“Rise Up Raleigh” will feature concerts from 11 terrific bands at the city amphitheater as well as street performers and vendors along the blocks leading to and from the facility at Lenoir and Cabarrus streets. The charities that will receive the proceeds from the concert are the Salvation Army of Wake County, Centro International de Raleigh, the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Help hands Mission. The United Way of the Greater Triangle is processing the donations and is not charging an administrative fee for doing so. Donations to the concert that will begin at 5 p.m. and rock to 11 p.m. will be accepted at the gate. The Mayor encouraged residents who may be unable to attend the event to send their donations to www.unitedwaytriangle.org/tornado or www.riseupraleigh.com.
HELP INTER-FAITH FOOD SHUTTLE
If You Would Like to Help
- Donate Money –Donate online www.foodshuttle.org or send a check to P.O. Box 14638, Raleigh NC 27620.
- Donate Food - Come to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, 1001 Blair Drive, in Raleigh, NC 27620. Food Items most needed:
- • Fresh Produce
- • Dry Goods- Rice, Beans, Flour, Sugar, Grits, Oatmeal
- • 100% Juice (large bottles or individual)
- • Canned Meats (Tuna, Chicken)
- • Cereal
- • Healthy Snacks
- • Water (jugs or bottles)
3. Donate Your Time – Volunteer! Please visit our website to sign up or call (919) 250-0043.
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle in Action
ABOUT INTER-FAITH FOOD SHUTTLE The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has been increasing access to healthy, fresh produce for low-income community members for more than 22 years. Inter-Faith Food Shuttle pioneers innovative, transformative solutions designed to end hunger in our community. Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is a non-traditional Food Bank of Feeding America and an United Way Agency of Excellence. www.foodshuttle.org