Mt. Vernon Register-News

November 18, 2013

Scouting for Food helps local pantries

More than 2,800 food items were collected


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MT. VERNON — — This year's Scouting for Food program in Mt. Vernon collected 2,864 food items, which were distributed to six local food pantries Saturday.

The food was donated by local residents. Boy Scout Troop 103, assisted by two Cub Scout packs, collected the items and brought them to St. Mary's Church to be distributed.

Learn more about the program Tuesday on this site or in the print edition of the Register-News.