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Scouts are out seeking donations to food pantries

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 9 November 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers

Two Albion Boy Scouts, Jacob Thom, left, and Aaliah Knickerbocker went door to door this morning placing door hangers about a food drive.

The hangers are reminders for Albion residents to leave canned food and other nonperishables out next Saturday for Scouts to pick up for the local food pantry.

Jacob and Aaliah are both 10 and members of Troop 164 in Albion. Scouts throughout the county have out been out reminding residents of the annual “Scouting for Food” campaign.

Provided photo

In this provided photo, Medina Scouts in Pack and Troop 28 are pictured with some of the food they collected. Troop 35 also participated in the food collection efforts.

The Scouts hung door hangers throughout Medina last week and then collected the food today and donated it to the local food pantry to help local residents in need.