2008-10-30 / About Town

Boy scouts to collect for food bank Saturday

Island Boy Scouts will be coming around this Saturday, Nov. 1 to collect bags of food for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

Empty bags were dropped off last Saturday and should be filled with healthy non-perishable items and left near the mailbox or at the door of the house no later than 9 a.m.

Suggested items to fill the bags are canned soups, tuna, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, pasta, rice, granola bars and canned or dried beans.

For more information, contact Scoutmaster Jim Archibald at 423-3094.

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