The island community of Put-in-Bay lends a hand in collecting food and goods for a "Help Drive Out Hunger" collection campaign. Join in Tuesday, July 17, cruise aboard the Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay, contribute at least one nonperishable food or personal care item and you'll receive a savings of $2 off round trip adult (12 years and over) and/or a $1 off round trip child (6 thru 11 years). The Put-in-Bay Employees Care volunteer group will deliver the collected goods on July 18 to the Cleveland Food Bank, Cherry Street Mission in Toledo and Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Put-in-Bay food pantry.
The collection drives begins July 1 on Put-in-Bay, anyone is welcome to drop donations off at collection boxes at Frosty Bar, Pasquale's, The Put-in-Bay Brewery, and the Miller Boat Line office. Items most needed include canned meats and tuna, canned vegetables, peanut butter, toothpaste and toothbrushes, meal mixes, tissues, cases of water, laundry detergent, body soap and shampoo, deodorant, men's razors, toilet paper, soups, trash bags, hot chocolate, sugar. Please no expired goods.
Learn how you, your family, company or organization can contribute and be involved, follow Put-in-Bay Employees Care on facebook or call Cara Nicholson at 419-341-5130.