Volunteers needed to sort, pack for Food for Families

The items will be put together to provide Thanksgiving meals for needy families in West Orange County.

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Southeastern Food Bank is holding several “sort and pack” days in preparation for its Thanksgiving Food for Families distribution program.

The first event is Saturday, Nov. 5, followed by two more shifts Saturdays, Nov. 12 and 19. All take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The food bank, along with Publix Super Markets and hundreds of volunteers will unload, set up, sort and pack 2,000 boxes of food to be delivered to those in need for Thanksgiving.

Volunteers will meet at the Southeastern Food Banks warehouse, 655 N. Kissimmee Ave., Ocoee.

To volunteer, call the Southeastern Food Bank office at (407) 654-7777.



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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