March is Scouting For Food Month

 

 

Scouting for Food is scheduled for March, when Scouts throughout the Westchester-Putnam Council help make a difference to fight hunger. Scouting for Food is the leading service program for Boy Scouts of America and is a part of the national BSA program - Good Turn for America.

In partnership with local food banks this council-wide service project begins Wednesday, March 1st, please deliver your donations to either the
Food Bank For Westchester or your Local Food Pantry by March 31st.

All participating Scouts will receive a Scouting for Food Patch after the event by completing the Unit Score Card.

How Can Your Unit Help Make a Difference?

  • Attend your March Roundtable to pick up your unit's supply of flyers. If you were unable to attend Roundtable and still would like to collect your flyers, please contact your District Executive or stop by the Council Service Center.
  • Use Scouting For Food Flyer in your collection drive.
  • Please run your Scouting For Food Drive during the Month of March.
  • Donate your collection to either the Food Bank For Westchester or your Local Food Pantry.
  • Send in your Unit Score Card to record your donation to wpcbsagoodturn@gmail.com
  • Log on to Good Turn for America and log your Community Service Hours.

 

Printables:

Scouting For Food Unit Reporting Form 

Scouting For Food Unit Flyer

Scouting For Food Information Flyer 

 

What items are most needed in our community?

All items should be nonperishable.

PLEASE, no glass containers or pre-opened items.

 

CANNED MEAT

CEREALS, WHOLE GRAIN

PEANUT BUTTER

CANNED MEALS

CANNED VEGETABLES

CANNED FRUIT

PASTA

MILK (SHELF STABLE)

RICE

 

YOU CAN HELP IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF YOUR NEIGHBORS.

WHEN CHOOSING ITEMS FOR THE FOOD DRIVE,

 

PLEASE LOOK FOR LABELS WHICH READ:

Low Sodium, No Salt Added, Reduced Sodium, 50% Less Sodium,

No Sugar Added, 100% Fruit Juice, Unsweetened, Lite

 

Scouting for Food is just one way the Boy Scouts of America works to improve communities across the nation.

 

For more information:

Please call Jay Singer at (914) 741-5793 or email: wpcbsagoodturn@gmail.com

 

Please complete the Unit Score Card & Email to wpcbsagoodturn@gmail.com

Council will record your donation & will provide Scouting for Food Patches for your unit.

 

Thank you to our Community Partner: