Carson City Grocery Outlet Independence From Hunger Food Drive benefits FISH | NevadaAppeal.com

Carson City Grocery Outlet Independence From Hunger Food Drive benefits FISH

Nevada Appeal staff report

Carson City Grocery Outlet’s 6th annual Independence From Hunger Food Drive continues throughout July.

Grocery Outlet has teamed up with Friends In Service Helping (FISH) and will be collecting donations now through the end of July that will go directly to FISH.

Participating is easy:

Look for specially-marked items. These are items FISH has identified as “high-need” items. Purchase these products and then place in the collection bin at the front of the store.

Pick up a pre-made bag that is filled with an assortment of the groceries that have been identified as needed.

Make a cash donation at the register. Donations will go directly to that store’s local food agency partner. Donate $1, $5 or round up your change.

Pick up information at a Grocery Outlet store about hunger, food insecurity and local/national resources for people in need. Be informed and willing to help.

“This annual giving campaign is a flagship effort of Grocery Outlet when we encourage our customers and employees to donate food and money to the most needy children in our communities,” said Grocery Outlet Inc. Co-CEO MacGregor Read. “We are so proud to partner with local food assistance agencies and be able to make an impact on a national level during the most dire time of year.

“The face of poverty has changed and hunger is a reality in every community throughout the country,” said Read. “We are eager for the 6th Annual Independence from Hunger Campaign because it is a time for communities to rally together and help children in need. All of the donations collected at each store will directly impact people in your community.”

The Carson City Grocery Outlet store is independently owned and operated by David and Lynne Cox who are committed to giving back to the local community. For more information, visit GroceryOutlet.com.