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Jun 2022


WSOC-TV 9 Food Drive donates nearly 27,000 pounds of canned food with Charlotte Gastroenterology support

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Charlotte, NC – Nearly 27,000 pounds of food were donated by community members for the Channel 9 Food Drive Wednesday.

Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology staff members were present at special drop-off day at the WSOC-TV studio, Wednesday June 15 with a tent, table, and gifts. Staff greeted the community, thanked them for their donations, and helped with the drop-off process.

WSOC-TV and Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina have partnered to help provide meals for thousands of people in need.

The will supply over 18,000 individual meals for the community.

Wednesday’s 9 Food Drive was the most successful collection day in the history of the 9 Food Drive.

Damany Lewis reporting on event on June 15, 2022

For the past 16 years, WSOC-TV and Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina have partnered to end area hunger through the 9 Food Drive.

You can help by donating canned or nonperishable food items now at any Arby’s, Ashley HomeStore or E.R. Services. A complete list of donation locations is listed on 9 Family Focus Website.

Because the food bank supplies food and essential grocery items to hundreds of agencies, a monetary donation helps all of these organizations. For every $1 the food bank receives, it distributes 7 pounds of food. You can donate now by visiting the 9 Family Focus website.

Community members donate thousands of meals to families at Food Drive (WSOC)