The Rye Police Benevolant Association and MyRye.com are hosting a Super Bowl, Super Food Drive for the Carver Center over the next two weeks. Today through Feb. 12 you can drop off specific, non-perishable unopened food items 24/7 at the Rye City Police Department at 21 McCullough Place in Rye.
They are asking folks hosting a Super Bowl party to suggest guests bring an item to donate. If your team wins, keep that high going by donating to others. If your team loses, don't sulk - cheer yourself up by giving back to your community.
See full details from the PBA below:
The following food items are being requested:
Canned beans (black beans, kidney beans, etc.—not baked beans)
Spices (salt, sugar, adobo, pepper, hot sauce)
Rice (one pound bags)
Canned fruit & vegetables
Peanut butter & jelly
Pancake Mix & Syrup
All items must be non-perishable and unopened.
Host a Superbowl, SuperFood Drive Party at Your House
Are you already planning to host friends and family to watch the Superbowl? Turn it into a Superbowl, Superfood Drive Party and ask friends to bring one of the food donations listed above. Drop the donations off at police headquarters the week after the game and The Rye PBA and MyRye.com will deliver the donations to the Carver Center Food Pantry.
About the Carver Center Food Pantry
The Food Pantry is a grocery store-style food pantry, one of only three in the town of Port Chester, and the only one that is grocery store-style. Eligible individuals and families shop once a month for 3 days’ worth of emergency and supplemental food. A walk-in refrigerator was recently installed, allowing the pantry to offer fresh produce on a daily basis. The Food Pantry is open five days a week and serves nearly 1,350 individuals a month.