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Food drive: Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry is Sept. 28
From staff reports:
The annual Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry will collect food from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at several locations in Federal Way. The city is partnering with the Multi-Service Center's Federal Way Food Bank and the Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle-King County.
Last year's effort yielded 9,773 pounds of food.
Participating grocery stores include:
• Safeway locations at 2109 SW 336th St., 28810 Military Road S., and 1207 S. 320th St.
• Wal-Mart locations at 1900 S. 314th St. and 35420 16th Ave. S.
• Albertson's at 31009 Pacific Highway S. will have a donation barrel available Sept. 20-26.
Last year, the Federal Way Food Bank served 4,189 households (representing 16,065 people) with more than 1 million pounds of food, according to the Multi-Service Center. The food bank is located at 1200 S. 336th St.
To learn more, call (253) 838-6810 or visit www.multi-servicecenter.com.