If you would like to volunteer to help with the 35th Annual Food For The Hungry Drive, please contact:
There are many opportunities available to members of the community who wish to help with the Drive.
Sponsor an event to benefit Food For The Hungry through your club, church, business, or organization
Distribute posters around the county
Distribute flyers around the county
Help with the parade
Unload food at pantry
Make phone calls
Staff a collection point
Do you ever wonder how a small group of people in Knox County, Ohio can collect 69 truckloads of food and over $207,000 to fill our local food pantries? The answer is “It’s NOT a SMALL group of people!” Food for the Hungry is made of hundreds of individuals and groups working together for a common goal. And there is a spot for you in this worthwhile effort.
In 2004, I was watching the live auction of Christmas trees sponsored by Psi Ioto Xi and commented to a nearby friend, “We can do that”. My friend and I, members of a local alumni club, knew that if we decorated a tree with a Buckeye theme, it would sell for a large sum. That began our club’s affiliation with Food for the Hungry. Since 2005, our club members have decorated auction items for the local communities and driven pick-up trucks to the collection points.
There is a place for you and your friends to help out those who are in need. Why not inspire your golf league, card club, neighborhood, or any social group to man a collection point on Saturday, December 13? Volunteers can also work at the food pantries to unload and shelve the food items. How about a block party or game night that collects donations? You can support the auctions in Centerburg, Danville, Fredericktown, and Mount Vernon by contributing items or bidding high during the auctions. I am sure you can come up with a unique idea that will benefit Food For The Hungry.
I can assure that you will be among the smiling and proud volunteers who go to bed on December 13th, more tired than normal, but knowing that together we made a difference in Knox County and the lives of our neighbors.