As the heat rises in certain parts of Arizona, so does the need for food.
Here's a list of some food drives coming up in the Valley for people in need for the summer. This article will be updated once a a new and upcoming food drive is listed.
Phoenix Rescue Mission
What: Fill-A-Bag, Feed-A-Family Programs
Where: Community Solutions Center, 1801 South 35th Avenue, Phoenix
What: The mission volunteers will all be provided with bags to take home and distribute to their friends or neighbors who are willing to purchase food to fill up the bag.
The mission will then distribute the bags of foods, which are all donated by the community. To receive bags, families are suggested to sign up by emailing Oscar Barajas at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 602-346-3383.
St. Mary's Food Bank
If you need a hot meal or food box, here are resources from St. Mary's:
If you need assistance to find free summer meals for kids and teens under the age of 18, St. Mary's suggests you text 'FOOD' at 877-877 or call 1-866-3HUNGRY to find free lunch services near you.
Espanol: Si usted esta en necesidad de servicios de almuerzo gratis para sus hijos, puede enviar un texto 'COMIDA' al 877-877. Tambien puede llamar al 1-877-8HAMBRE para aprender mas sobre comidas de verano.
St. Vincent de Paul
12 News and St. Vincent de Paul will partner up this summer for a Summer Food Drive.
When: Friday, July 1 until Monday, July 31.
What: All month long Bashas' and Food City will collect donations to support St. Vincent de Paul's food bank. Bashas' will also be selling $12 worth of reassembled food bank bags for people to purchase and donate to St. Vincent de Paul.
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