Food donations being collected for Mayor’s Day of Concern

Federal Way residents are invited to fight hunger during the annual Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry, Saturday, Sept. 16.

Volunteers will be stationed at four local grocery stores from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. accepting donations from shoppers.

Participating local grocery stores include:

• Fred Meyer, 33702 21st Ave. SW

• Grocery Outlet, 32945 Pacific Highway S.

• Both Walmart locations, 1900 S. 314th St. and 34520 16th Ave. S.

Last year, the Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry collected 7,740 pounds of donated food.

For information about making donations to the Multi-Service Center Food Bank, contact Terri Turner at 253-838-6810.

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