High school's annual food drive Oct. 2

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING – Newman Central Catholic High School's annual Stock Our Local Food Pantries Day is Oct. 2.

Dixon, Rock Falls, and Sterling residents are asked to place nonperishable donations on their front porches or steps by 8 a.m..

Most-needed items include cereal, peanut butter, jelly, pancake mix, syrup, canned fruits and vegetables, spaghetti, sauce, macaroni and cheese, pork and beans, noodles, tuna, rice, diapers, paper towels, toilet paper, and soup.

The food will be donated to a food pantry or pantries in the city in which it is collected.

Rock Falls and Sterling high school students will assist.

Call Mike Papoccia at 815-625-0500, ext. 126, for more information.

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