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Scouting For Food 2017

Door Hanger Distribution -- November 4, 2017
Food Collection Day -- November 11, 2017

 

 

       

 

Scouting for Food is the largest one-day food drive in the Boy Scouts of America. Started here in Minsi Trails Council in 1986, Scouting for Food has collected more than 3.25 million pounds of food for area food banks. Each year, our Scouts, leaders, and parents collect approximately 200,000 pounds of food.

The Scouting for Food effort is important since many area food banks are experiencing significant food shortages this year . Nearly 40 percent of food bank donations go to help feed hungry children, so the Scout food drive is in large part about kids feeding kids .  All local food donations stay in our local communities to help support area food pantries.

   

MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-8551
Fax: (610) 465-4500

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon. -  Fri.)
Wednesday, November 22nd- Closing at 1:30pm
Thursday, November 23rd- Closed
Friday, November 24th- Closed

MINSI TRAILS SCOUT SHOP

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 266-7770
Fax: (610) 266-7798

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon., Wed., & Fri.)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Tues., & Thurs.)
9:00am - 2:00pm (Sat.)
Tuesday, November 21st- 9am-6pm
Wednesday, November 22nd- 9am-5pm
Thursday, November 23rd- CLOSED
Friday, November 24th- 9am-5pm
Saturday, November 25th- 9am-2pm
Saturday, December 9th- CLOSED 2pm for inventory