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Metro students to collect food, clothing for holiday drive

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Nov 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-22 17:11:33-05

Just before the thanksgiving, Omaha students will be teaming up with UNO, Partnership 4 Kids (P4K) and the Thompson Learning Community on Wednesday to help fight the hunger during the holiday season.

They're collecting the necessities including food, clothing and personal care items.

They'll be at six different locations around the metro from 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

LOCATIONS

  • “TLC” Canned Food & Winter Clothing Drive @ Wal-Mart, 360 Saddle Creek Rd.
  • “Heartland Helpful Hands” Canned Food and Winter Clothing Drive @ Family Fare: 820 N. Saddle Creek Rd.
  • “Cold Day, Warm Hearts” Food & Clothing Drive @ Bakers, 888 S. Saddle Creek Rd.
  • Details about needed items being collected at this location can be found on Facebook@CDWH2016
  • “Warmer Together” Food & Hygiene Item Drive @ Supermercado, 1826 Vinton St.
  • Details about needed items being collected at this location can be found here or here.
  • “Drive 4 Dignity” Hygiene Item Drive @ Walgreens, 4310 Ames Ave. and Hy-Vee Foods, 3410 N. 156th St. Details about needed items being collected at these locations can be found here.
  • Kindness In Progress Food & Clothing Drive @ Supermercado, 3548 ‘Q’ St. Details about needed items being collected at this location can be found here.

In addition to these event, These students have also  developed a Go Fund Me page with a goal of raising $1,000 to purchase an aquaponics system for Hunger Collaborative agency, Together, Inc. 

For more information, click here.