STL Cares: Photo of the Week
Posted on May 29, 2020 in Photos
STL Cares: Airport employees launched a collection drive during May for Operation Food Search and Bi-State Pet Food Pantry. STL was pleased to assist these two local organizations who do so much for our community. Operation Food Search is dedicated to ending hunger in the St. Louis Metro area and Bi-State Pet Food Pantry’s mission is to keep animals and their guardians together during financially difficult times by providing emergency assistance with pet food.
Operation Food Search:
They are the largest distributor of free food in the bi-state region. They distribute more than 3 million dollars of food and household essentials to 330 community partner agencies, which in turn feeds 200,000 people in need each month – nearly one-third of whom are children. The following are their most wanted items.
Most Wanted Items: Light tuna & salmon (canned & pouches) & Canned chicken, Soup, Chili, Stews with meat & beans (a meal in a can), Canned fruit (in natural juices), Diced Tomatoes, Tomato Paste, Canned Spaghetti Sauces (low sodium), Canned beans (low sodium), Boxed Meal Kits, Dried Spices: chili powder, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, Instant Brown Rice, Whole Wheat Pasta, Quick Oats, Bar Soap, Deodorant, Toothbrushes & Toothpaste. POP TOP CANS ARE ESPECIALLY APPRECIATED.
To find drop off locations or to donate, please visit: https://www.operationfoodsearch.org/.
Bi-State Pet Food Pantry:
They love animals. They love people. They want them to stay together. During these trying times it is difficult. They distribute pet food to more than 200 families each month or over 186,000 pounds each year.
Wish List: Dry Dog Food, Dry Cat Food, Canned Dog Food, Canned Cat Food, Dog Treats, Cat Treats, Cat Litter, Cat & Dog toys, bowls, Collars & Leashes, Beds. Items can be new or gently uses.
To find drop off locations or to donate, please visit: https://bi-statepetfoodpantry.org/ .