Most Wanted Foods: Donations in high demand at FOOD for Lane County
EUGENE, Ore. - You know Oregon's children face hunger: There are more children in Oregon dealing with food insecurity than the entire population of Eugene.
You know you want to help FOOD for Lane County on Thursday, April 12, as part of the KVAL Can Do! Food Drive.
But which foods will do the most good?
Food for Lane County identifies the following as the "Most Wanted Foods" for the food bank:
Canned meats (tuna, chicken, salmon, corned beef)
Low-sugar fruit, dried fruit, jams and jellies, unsweetened apple sauce
Canned and dried beans (pinto, navy, kidney, refried)
Canned stew, chili, hearty soups and broth
Pasta, rice, cereal, corn meal
Cooking oil and olive oil
Canned tomato products (whole, paste, spaghetti sauce)
Spices and sauces (mole, enchilada sauce, cumin, chilies)
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You can drop off food #LiveOnKVAL Thursday April 12 at the Fred Meyer on West 11th in Eugene
You can also donate from your mobile phone: Text "KVAL" to 41444 to make a donation.
Or make a donation online as part of the Can Do! food drive.