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Pensacola Area Food Drives Abound this Thanksgiving: Please Share with Those in Need

We, at Pensacola Real Estate Professionals, want to share some good news to encourage all our neighbors from Pace, Milton, Gulf Breeze, Pensacola, Florida and any other surrounding areas to give thanks by sharing with those in need.

mayflower food driveEpiscopal Day School

Episcopal Day School, Manna Food Banks and Coastal Moving and Storage are sponsoring the “Fill the Mayflower” food drive in downtown Pensacola in front of Christ Church on Palafox Street on Friday, November 22 and Monday, November 25 at the Cordova Mall.

A 26-foot Mayflower van will be parked on Palafox Street in front of Christ Church beginning at 7:30 a.m. this coming Friday Morning.

Donors are encouraged to bring canned and dry goods for Manna Food Pantries to the truck until 3:30 p.m. Some examples of donations include canned fruit and vegetables, rice and pasta mixes, cereal and other ready-to-eat breakfast items, as well as dry baking goods, such as flour, powdered or brown sugar, nuts, etc.

Most needed items include: peanut butter, canned tuna and chicken, canned fruits and vegetables and individually packed breakfast items.

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Donors dropping off before 8 a.m. or between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m should park behind Christ Church to avoid the car line for Episcopal Day School.

Pensacola Catholic High School

A Thanksgiving Food Drive is also under way at Pensacola Catholic High School. This began November 1 and runs through November 22, 2013. Non-perishable food items that are donated will be distributed to those most needy in the area through the St. Vincent dePaul Society distribution centers, the Alfred Washburn Center and St. Joseph’s Food Pantry.

Pensacola Catholic High School is located at 3043 West Scott Street, Pensacola, FL 32505. If you have any questions about this drive, please call 850-436-6400.

Shaggy’s Restaurant

Shaggy’s Restaurant on Pensacola Beach is sponsoring a Thanksgiving Food Drive to help those less fortunate, too! Guests are encouraged to bring in $5.00 worth of food donations. Those that do, receive 10% off of their dining bill. Donations collected will be given to the Santa Rosa Kids House. Shaggy’s is located at 701 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola, FL 32561. Call them at 850-934-4852 for additional details.food drive

Little Flower Catholic School

Little Flower Catholic School located at 6495 Lillian Highway, Pensacola, FL 32516 is sponsoring its own Thanksgiving Food Drive. Donations are being accepted through November 22, 2013.

Many area churches and schools take part in collecting non-perishable food items during the holiday season. Please check with your local parish or school district and help those less fortunate by giving what you can. Thank you for caring and sharing! Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Pensacola Real Estate Professionals.

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