Scouting for Food: AKA The Plastic Bag on Your Mailbox

If you have found a plastic bag hanging on your mailbox this week and it does NOT contain an Amazon package, chances are you have been selected to participate in the annual Boy Scouts’ Scouting For Food drive. Inside the bag is a letter with details about which food and other non-perishables are requested, and other information about the program. Last year, Scouts collected over 8,000 pounds of food and are hoping to beat that record this year.

Donations will be delivered to A Place To Turn in Natick, which is an organization that provides food to families suffering hardship in the Metrowest area. The Weston Scouting For Food drive is one of the largest food contributions to the pantry at APTT throughout the year and the team is hugely appreciative of the Scouts’ efforts and support, and yours of course.

If you received a bag and letter in your mailbox this week, please fill it with food items and leave your donations at your mailbox on Saturday, November 5th BY 10:00 am. Scouts in uniform will collect bags full of canned food and other nonperishable goods from their route. If you have not received a bag, you can bring donations to the bin at Bros Market in Weston.

Food insecurity is real and it’s in our region. Please participate.

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