The Miami Rescue Mission is asking for the public's help in collecting food items to assist the local homeless population.
The Pack the Pantry Food Drive is aiming to provide 250,000 meals this fall to those in need.
"During these uncertain economic times, we need your help more than ever to serve the hungry and homeless of South Florida. During the fall, our Centers in South Florida are having the Pack the Pantry Food Drive campaign," Miami Rescue Mission said. "We want to raise enough food to help us feed nearly 250,000 meals to the hungry and homeless of our communities."
Three drop off centers are available to the public:
2056 Scott Street
P: 954 926-7417
1700 Blount Road
P: 954 979-6365
3553 NW 50th Street
P: 305 571-2273
Those with large quantity donations can also schedule a pick up.
Items in demand include:
- Canned vegetables
- Canned meat
- Instant potatoes
- Dry milk
- Ketchup, mustard, and other condiments
- Stuffing mix
- Other nonperishable items
For more information about Miami Rescue Mission and the Pack the Pantry Food Drive, click here.