Wednesday, November 20, 2013

United Food Bank - Thanksgiving Turkey Drive


Contact:         Erika Clemens
                        (480) 398-4462

WHO:              United Food Bank

WHAT:            United Food Bank is holding its Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive in an effort to provide holiday meals to Arizona families in need.

WHEN:            Saturday, Nov. 23rd from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
                        Monday, Nov. 25th through Wednesday, the 27th from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

DETAILS:        Donations may be delivered to United Food Bank’s Javelina Ave. location at 358 E. Javelina Ave., Mesa, AZ 85210 during its extended hours above.

                        Our most needed items are: cash donations (Just $5 can provide the food for 25 meals),
                        frozen turkeys, canned vegetables, instant potatoes, boxed stuffing and canned or packaged dry gravy.

                        Please call (480) 926-4897 for any questions related to the drive.

MEDIA:           Call Erika at (480) 398-4462 for any questions or further details.  

About United Food Bank
United Food Bank is a private nonprofit organization that provides hunger relief/food assistance by collecting, acquiring, storing and distributing food and related commodities through a network of over 260 partner social services agencies in the East Valley, eastern Maricopa County, Gila and Pinal Counties and southern Apache and Navajo Counties.  Last year, the food bank provided more than 18 million meals to Arizonans in need. United Food Bank receives the prestigious four-star rating from Charity Navigator, an independent charity evaluator, for its efficiency. For more information, visit Find us on Facebook at and follow us on twitter at

About Feeding America
Feeding America is a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 37 million people through 61,000 food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate.  Together we can solve hunger. Visit

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