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LeMay holds November food drive, offers discounted admission with donations

LeMay – America’s Car Museum started a month-long food drive today to support Northwest Harvest, Washington’s only statewide nonprofit food bank distributor.

The museum will collect non-perishable food items in its lobby between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily through Nov. 30.

Anyone who donates two or more items will get $2 off admission to the museum. Kids 12 and under will get free admission with two or more canned goods.


Letter Carrier Food Drive this Saturday

Postal workers and the Emergency Food Network are teaming up for the 17th annual Letter Carrier’s Food Drive in Pierce County this Saturday.

On Wednesday, letter carriers delivered food drive bags along with regular mail. Postal customers are asked to fill the bags with non-perishable food and place the bags next to their mailboxes by 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Letter carriers and hundreds of volunteers will take the items to a local food bank for families in need.

Suggested donation items are canned meats, fruits, vegetables, packaged pasta, dry rice or beans, and other foods not in glass containers.

An estimated

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