You can support your local food bank and Boy Scouts of America on Saturday, Feb. 15. Local Cub and Boy Scouts will scout for canned food items that day. This Boy Scouts of America annual and national program is known as Scouting for Food. This project is dedicated to implement the Scout Slogan: Do a good turn daily!
The program is organized at the local level throughout the country. The cities of McKinney, Melissa, Farmersville, Blueridge, Anna and Princeton together form Lonestar District. Lonestar district hopes to to collect 20,000 canned items and feed local families in need.
Items collected by Scouts in McKinney will go to Community Food Pantry on Smith Street. Other food pantries to receive Scout collection include Anna’s House, Princeton Church of Christ, First Baptist Church of Farmersville, First Baptist Church of Melissa, and Methodist and Baptist Church of Blue Ridge.