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Scouting for Food

Date:
Tue Oct 31, 12:00 PM - Sat Nov 11, 1:00 PM
Location:
Multiple Locations
Program Type:
Council Event
Grades:
ALL
 

Join forces with Boy Scouts of America to Scout for Food to fill food banks and pantries all over North Alabama. Collection bags will be available mid October for girls to hand out or hang on doors. Collections will need to be delivered to multiple locations on November 11.

There is no cost to participate, but registration is required.
Registration Deadline October 11th. 

Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama and the Greater Alabama Council Boy Scouts of America are joining forces and scouting the comminute for food donations to fill community food banks across the northern half of the state.

We are asking Girl Scouts to:
Click here to print the attached flyer/ door hanger to distribute in the community.

• Follow the Girl Scout Law to use resources wisely and reuse plastic shopping bags.
• Pick up donation on or before November 11, 2017
• Bring the donated food to one of the drop off locations listed below on Saturday, November 11 between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.
• Complete the donation record and reserve patches to be purchased in council shops.
• https://goo.gl/forms/H4hJKnNCfgayxMe72
• Patches will only be available to those who complete the form above.

Scouting for Food Drop Off Locations
These Locations will accept donations on Saturday, November 11 from 10-3 ONLY
Birmingham Girl Scout Service Center
105 Heatherbrooke Park Drive; Birmingham, AL 35242

Camp Coleman
4010 Camp Coleman Road; Trussville, AL 35173

Tuscaloosa Service Center 
2121 9th Street, Suite C; Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Huntsville Service Center 
1515 Sparkman Drive NW; Huntsville, AL 35816

Camp Trico
315 Trico Drive, Guntersville, AL 35976

Additional Partner Drop Off Locations. Please contact the location to confirm hours that they accept donations. Donations may be delivered November 9-15 at these locations:

Clanton
Chilton County Emergency Assistance Center, Inc.
502 Enterprise Rd., Clanton, AL. 35045
Phone: 205.755.9467

Madison

Asbury United Methodist Church Food Pantry
980 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758
Drop off is at the Hope building on 11/18/2017 from 9am to noon.
Or any Monday- Thu 8am to 4:30pm at the receptionist area of Asbury United Methodist
http://weareasbury.com

Food Bank of West Alabama
3160 McFarland Blvd, Northport, AL 35476
(205) 333-5353

The Shoals
Florence HELP Center
Food Pantry 
621 S. Court Street, Florence, AL 35630
Louise Tanner, Director, 256-766-7663, rogtanner@aol.com
 
Decatur
Salvation Army of Decatur
Food Pantry + homeless shelter
114 14th Street, Decatur AL 35601
Alex Davison, Food director, (256) 353-2822, alexander.davison@uss.salvationarmy.org     
 
Sand Mountain
Upper Sand Mountain Parish
Food Pantry
24474 Alabama Hwy 75, Sylvania, AL 35988
Woody Woodin, Director, 256-638-2126, woody.woodin@umcna.org
 
Scottsboro
The Well Family Worship Center’s 12 Bushels Food Ministry
Food Pantry
3513 S. Broad Street, Scottsboro, AL 35769
Matt Ward, Outreach Minister, 256-259-4225, mattsw03@gmail.com
 
Ft. Payne
CASA of DeKalb County
Food Pantry for seniors
2000 Watkins Ave. NE, Ft. Payne, AL 35967
Mike Mitchell, Director, 256-845-2049, casaofdekalb@gmail.com

Gadsden:
Catholic Center of Concern – Gadsden
Address: 612 Chestnut St, Gadsden, AL 35901
Contact: Linda Overstreet or Lee Bean
Phone: (256)-546-4883
Email: stmartinccc@bellsouth.net

Talladega:
The Sanctuary
Address: 46639 US-280, Sylacauga, AL 35150
Contact: Joyce Judkins
Phone: (313)-575-5828
Email: joyjudkins@gmail.com

Anniston:
Salvation Army – Anniston
Address: 420 Noble St, Anniston, AL 36201
Contact: Major Eric Roberts
Phone: (662)-549-6880
Email: eric.roberts@uss.salvationarmy.org