Foodbank books Tamarind Park drive March 25


POSTED: Tuesday, March 03, 2009

The Hawaii Foodbank's Healthcare Coalition will hold a food drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 25 at Tamarind Park in downtown Honolulu.

The most wanted canned items are meats, meals, soups, vegetables and fruits.

“;My team and I would like to raise awareness throughout the downtown community by helping to collect money and food to help feed Hawaii's hungry,”; said Dr. Cecile Sebastian, Honolulu dentist and coalition volunteer.

The Hawaii Foodbank distributes 723,426 pounds of food each month through a network of agencies and provides food for about 131,862 residents annually, according to the coalition.

For more information, see www.hawaiifoodbank.org, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 537-2880.