Food Drive for the Kids’ Summer Food Program

Hilltown Food Pantry donations to be collected at Hilltown Spring Festival May 30, 2009

The Hilltown Food Pantry, located in Goshen, MA, will be collecting donations of food and money for its Kids’ Summer Food Program at the Hilltown Spring Festival, May 30, 2009 from 10am to 6pm, at the Cummington Fairgrounds in Cummington, MA.

People attending the Festival, or those just passing by, are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations. Especially needed are tuna, macaroni and cheese, cereal, soups, canned fruit and vegetables, canned or dry pasta, pasta sauce, juice, peanut butter and jelly.

The Hilltown Spring Festival will also include two music stages with music all day, children’s activities, food from local vendors, displays of school art, arts and crafts vendors, and a Focus on Sustainability. Admission is free; the parking fee is $8 per car.

The Hilltown Food Pantry is run by the Northampton Survival Center. It is open on Wednesday afternoons, and provides food to Hilltowners over 2,600 times per year.

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