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2/6/2010
Loaves & Fishes Food Drive Launches Today at Harris Teeter
Mecklenburg County Boy Scouts also Go SCOUTING FOR FOOD

Loaves & Fishes Food Drive Launches Today at Harris Teeter
Mecklenburg County Boy Scouts also Go SCOUTING FOR FOOD 

Charlotte, NC - Harris Teeter, Loaves & Fishes and the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America have partnered once again during the annual Loaves & Fishes Food Drive.  There are three ways to help: 

1. SCOUTING FOR FOOD
On Saturday, February 6th the food drive kicks off with Scouting for Food.  This year, to celebrate 100 years of scouting, Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America will go door-to-door throughout Mecklenburg County collecting canned goods for Loaves & Fishes.   
 
2. VISIT ANY HARRIS TEETER STORE IN MECKLENBURG COUNTY February 6 through February 14
Bins will be available for drop-off at all Mecklenburg County Harris Teeter stores.

7823 Colony Rd 11516 Providence Rd 3100 Weddington Rd 5706 Wyalong Dr 
15007 John J. Delaney Dr 10616 Providence Rd 1811 Matthews Township Pkwy 19815 North Cove Rd
1015 Providence Rd 1227 East Blvd 6701 Morrison Blvd 1704 Central Ave
9720 Rea Rd 7852 Rea Rd 3540 Mt Holly-Huntersville Rd 8538 Park Rd
3333 Pineville-Matthews Rd 13000 South Tryon St 2201 WT Harris Blvd 325 West Sixth St
5030 Park Rd 5810 Prosperity Church Rd 1621 N Sardis Rd 112 S Sharon Amity
9925 Rose Commons Dr 4101 Park Rd 2720 West Mallard Creek Church Rd 8600 University City Blvd
431 Peninsula Dr 7715 Regency Lake Dr 4100 Carmel Rd 16625 Lancaster Hwy
9759 Sam Furr Rd

3. DROP-OFF FOOD DONATIONS AT ONE OF THESE LOCATIONS February 6 & 7 and February 13 & 14
Tractor Trailer Trucks will be collecting food at the following locations:
Arboretum Shopping Center – Providence & Highway 51, Charlotte
Davidson United Methodist Church – 233 South Main Street, Davidson
Huntersville United Methodist Church (February 6 only) – 14005 Stumptown Rd., Huntersville
Mulberry Presbyterian Church – 5600 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte
Sharon United Methodist Church – 4411 Sharon Road, Charlotte
St. Mark’s Catholic Church – 14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville  
Town Center Plaza – 8600 University City Blvd., Charlotte
Trinity Presbyterian Church - 3115 Providence Road, Charlotte

The Loaves & Fishes Food Drive is sponsored by The Boy Scouts of America, Harris Teeter, Carolinas NewsChannel 36, 103.7 WSOC, and Stegall Trucking. 

Loaves & Fishes provides a week’s supply of nutritious groceries at no cost to individuals and families who are experiencing a crisis  through a network of 17 pantries in Mecklenburg County.