While local food banks are there to serve those in the community battling hunger, some also help provide essential non-food items as well. When gathering items for your local food bank or during a food drive, considering donating these five non-food items as well.
As we’re heading into the last weekend until Thanksgiving (officially kicking off the “Holiday Season”), if you’re able to pick up some extra “holiday foods” that are almost always on sale during this time, do it so you can donate those goods to your local food bank.
When it comes to fighting hunger in the United States, the obvious sources of assistance many of us think of are food banks and soup kitchens. While we cannot stress the importance of those two sources, many Americans have also thought of non-traditional ways to help those dealing with food insecurity.