Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Food drives approaching for Thanksgiving season

Find out how to donate this holiday season.

Organizations in Juneau are starting to prepare for the holidays by giving back to those who are in need.

Every Sunday leading up to Thanksgiving, the Empire will publish a list of ways for people to donate food this holiday season. The list will grow as more organizations reach out.

The Glory Hall Shelter

• What they’re doing: Preparing between 150 and 200 Thanksgiving boxes for families to be given out in the days leading up to Thanksgiving.

What they need: Turkeys, pies, canned corn, canned beans, canned peas, stuffing, potatoes, butter, canned milk, any other Thanksgiving-themed foods

Where you can donate: The Glory Hall, 247 S. Franklin St., or at Saturday’s Ski Sale

When you can donate: Any day of the week between 7:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. People attending Saturday’s Ski Sale will also be able to donate. If people donate a food item there, they’ll get a free drink from Heritage Coffee. The first boxes will go out Nov. 17.

Southeast Alaska Food Bank

What they’re doing: Two large food drives, including their largest of the year on Nov. 16.

What they need: Nonperishables, particularly peanut butter, canned fruit and soup. They will also need volunteers to help collect food on Friday and deliver it on Saturday. Volunteers can call Darren Adams at 209-7801.

Where you can donate: Super Bear and Foodland IGA stores

When you can donate: At Super Bear, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. At Foodland, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

• Any local organizations that would like to add their names to this list should contact reporter Alex McCarthy at alex.mccarthy@juneauempire.com. This list will be updated throughout the week with any changes, and will be republished in next Sunday’s newspaper.


• Any local organizations that would like to add their names to this list should contact reporter Alex McCarthy at alex.mccarthy@juneauempire.com. This list will be updated throughout the week with any changes, and will be republished in next Sunday’s newspaper.


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