Tuscaloosa Co. EMA launches Mitigate Hunger drive

Tuscaloosa Co. EMA launches Mitigate Hunger drive
Collection boxes are set up across Tuscaloosa county , just look for the “Mitigate Hunger” sign and drop your donation inside the box. They’ll be collecting donations until December 14. (Source: WBRC)

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - The Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency is teaming up with Compassion Coalition to help those struggling with hunger this holiday season.

The two are partnering to “Mitigate Hunger” with a food drive for the holidays!

People can help them stock up local food pantries to feed your neighbors throughout Tuscaloosa County. The most requested items are dried or canned goods such as grits, spaghetti sauce, pasta, canned meats, canned fruit, canned goods, peanut butter, jelly, breakfast cereals, self-rising flour, sugar, and macaroni and cheese. Please no glass jars!

Collection boxes are set up across Tuscaloosa County, just look for the “Mitigate Hunger” sign and drop your donation inside the box. They’ll be collecting donations until December 14.

Collection boxes are located at:

--Northport Fire Station 4, 4900 Rose Blvd, Northport (around back)

--Northport Civic Center, 3500 McFarland Blvd, Northport (west side, where you get your tag)

--Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, 714 1/2 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa (out front under the pavilion)

--Tuscaloosa Fire Station 7, 141 Skyland Blvd, Tuscaloosa (out front)

--Tuscaloosa Fire Station 11, Covered Bridge Road, Vance (out front)

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