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Galesburg Transit partners with Hy-Vee for first ever stuff the bus food drive

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Published: Nov. 5, 2020 at 6:52 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 19, 2020 at 12:09 PM CST
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GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) - City of Galesburg Transit is hosting its first ever stuff the bus food drive campaign.

The event will be held from Tuesday, Nov. 3 to Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Residents can drop off non-perishable food items, which will be donated to the Salvation Army Food Pantry.

Galesburg Transit says it has now teamed up with Hy-Vee for the final days of the food drive.

The bus will be parked at the following locations:

  • November 20, 2020: Hy-Vee located at 1975 National Blvd from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • November 21, 2020: Hy-Vee located at 2030 E Main Street from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • November 23, 2020: Hy-Vee located at 1975 National Blvd from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • November 24, 2020: Galesburg Transit Facility located at 1025 Monmouth Blvd from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

”If you haven’t already donated, it’s not too late to support our food drive,” said Pamelyn Usher-Miller, Transit Manager. “We have been very pleased by all of the community support. The Strength Collective joined in our efforts by encouraging their gym members to donate, and now HyVee has also collaborated on the food drive to help give back to the community. We are very lucky and thankful for this outpouring of community support.”

The following items are needed: peanut butter, canned tuna and chicken, pasta, macaroni and cheese, spaghetti sauce, boxed meals as well as canned vegetables.

Monetary donations can also be made to the Salvation Army at centralusa.salvationarmy.org/Galesburg or the FISH Food pantry at fishofgalesburg.org.

Any family in need of assistance is encouraged to call the Salvation Army at (309) 342-9168 or FISH Food pantry at (309) 343-7807.

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