On Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, the boys of Chewelah Boy Scout Troop 998, with help from Girl Scout Troops 5006 and 2236, will be collecting food to help the hungry in our community. All food collected will be brought to the Chewelah Food Bank.
Between 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., scouts will go from house to house to pick up donations. Alternately, donations may be brought to the Scout Cabin in Chewelah City Park during the same time frame.
Items needed include: canned meats/fish, fruit juice, soups, baby formula, Jello, pudding mix, pasta, sauces, canned fruit, canned vegetables, baby cereal, powdered milk, peanut butter, hot or cold cereal. No outdated or opened items, please.
This food collection is part of Scouting For Food, an effort by Packs and Troops around our nation to fight hunger.
Troop 998 is chartered to The Chewelah Kiwanis. In keeping with the values of Scouting, Boy and Girl Scouts devote themselves to community service. Along with year round activites of crafts, outings, games and projects. All Scouts seek to be of service to others.
For more information on this collection, call Lillian Smith, 509-936-1813.