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Media contact: Ruth Ruiz, (714) 765-5060 office, (714) 420-7797 mobile
Join us March 16-23 to help “Feed the Need” and stamp out hunger
ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 13, 2015) The City of Anaheim is pleased to again partner with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County to host a citywide food drive in support of the more than 400,000 men, women and children in Orange County at risk of hunger. All are encouraged to participate in helping those most in need.
From Monday, March 16 through Monday, March 23, donations of canned, dry and packaged food can be dropped off at any of the city locations listed below. Food donation barrels or boxes will be placed at twelve (12) city facilities and will be available to accept canned, dry, and packaged food donations throughout the week:
Anaheim City Hall – 1st Floor Lobby – 200 S. Anaheim Boulevard
Anaheim Central Library – 500 W. Broadway
Anaheim West Tower – 1st Floor Lobby – 201 S. Anaheim Boulevard
Anaheim Police Department (Main Station) – 425 S. Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim Police East Substation – 8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road
Brookhurst Community Center – 2271 W. Crescent Avenue
Canyon Hills Branch Library – 400 Scout Trail
Downtown Anaheim Community Center – 250 E. Center Street
East Anaheim Community Center – 8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road
Euclid Branch Library – 1340 S. Euclid Avenue
Haskett Branch Library – 2650 W. Broadway
Sunkist Branch Library – 901 S. Sunkist
For more information regarding the “Feed the Need” food drive, please contact Wendy Solorio at 714-765-4502. For more information regarding Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, please contact Pooja Pelham at 949-653-2900.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 348,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.