Monday, October 21, 2013

Scouting for Food 2013

This year Troop 20 will be participating in the "Scouting for Food" campaign.  The Boy Scouts of America started the Scouting for Food program in 1985, and has collected over 43 million items to supply food banks across America.  The donations that we receive for Troop 20 will be distributed to the St. Vincent dePaul Society, which oversees the food pantry at Sacred Heart Church, our troop's sponsor organization.  It is our hope that we will be able to fill a truck with our donations!

On October 24th (this coming Thursday night), we will have door hangers that explain the collection process available for scouts to take and distribute to as many homes as possible in nearby neighborhoods.  These door hangers will be left at residences on Saturday, October 26th.  The scouts will then return on Saturday, November 2nd to pick up donated items.

For more information on this program, please visit the Scouting for Food/Eastern Massachusetts website: :

We would like as many scouts as possible to participate in this program, as it is a great way to make a difference in our local community.  Class A uniforms should be worn for both door hanger drop off and donation pickup.

Don't forget to pick up your door hangers after Court of Honor this Thursday, October 24th!  If you have any questions, please feel free to ask after the Court of Honor.

Thank you!

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