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Greenville Federal Credit Union to host “Thankful Thursday” community food drive Nov. 12

Canned goods like soup are needed for the “Thankful Thursday” food drive | Photo via Unsplash
Canned goods like soup are needed for the “Thankful Thursday” food drive | Photo via Unsplash

Greenville Federal Credit Union will host a “Thankful Thursday” community food drive this Thurs., Nov. 12. All items collected will be donated to the local branch of Harvest Hope, South Carolina’s largest food bank providing 50,000+ meals per week to neighbors in need across the state. Local food banks are feeling the strain to keep their shelves stocked as many families are still struggling economically through the pandemic.

The public is invited to drive by and drop off non-perishable food and pantry items Nov. 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the following credit union locations:

Bonus: Donors will not need to leave their cars as volunteers will be stationed outside to receive donated items. All appropriate social distancing measures will be followed. 

Here’s what’s most needed: 

  • Canned meats
  • Canned soup
  • Canned vegetables
  • Cereal
  • Diapers
  • Dry beans
  • Dry pasta
  • Mac ‘n cheese
  • Paper goods
  • Peanut butter
  • Plastic bags
  • Rice 

Find more information here.