CLINTON TOWNSHIP – Township officials are offering a safe and easy way for area residents to donate to the Macomb Food Program.
“By holding a food drive, we’re helping our residents help those who are less fortunate,” said Township Supervisor Bob Cannon. “Despite the pandemic, we have a great response to our drive-through events at the Civic Center. We’ll post directional signs leading to an outdoor collection area, so people can drive up, drop off, and be on their way,” he said.
Food donations can be left at the Civic Center from Monday, Dec. 14, to Thursday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Friday, Dec. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Clinton Township Civic Center, located at 40700 Romeo Plank Drive, is south of Canal Rd. next to the Clinton Macomb Library. The Clinton Township Civic Center, located at 40700 Romeo Plank Drive, is south of Canal Rd. next to the Clinton Macomb Library.
According to the Macomb Food Program web page, suggested food items include canned tuna fish, canned meats, beef stew, meat or hearty soups, canned spaghetti or pasta, dry or canned kidney, pinto, green, yellow, refried, or black beans, canned fruit, rice noodles, macaroni, powdered milk, pancake or baking mixes, cereal, oatmeal (including single service sizes), granola, protein bars, peanut butter, jelly (in plastic jars).
For more information about the food drive, contact the Supervisor’s office at 586-723-8093.
About the Macomb Food Program
The Macomb Food Program provides immediate relief to those in need of food through a network of more than 50 pantries and hunger relief organizations. The program supplies food at no cost to ensure pantry shelves are stocked and operates as a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization (mca.macombgov.org/mca-es-food).