6abc & Dunkin’ Donuts Hunger Fighting Events 2013
November 5 – December 31
6abc and Dunkin’ Donuts are partnering with Philabundance to fight hunger this holiday season. The two month long food drive features a series of events in which the public can get involved. Check our list of events below!
6abc is proud to provide a continued opportunity for donation in a way that couldn’t be easier. All supporters have to do is go online to donate from now through December 31st with just a few clicks of the mouse!
Mark Your Calendar!
November 5th-November 26th: Changing Faces of Hunger Series
The season of giving begins on Tuesday, November 5th, with the airing of the first part of 6abc’s ‘Changing Face of Hunger’ special report series on Action News at 5pm. The weekly series airs every Tuesday throughout the month, concluding on Tuesday November 26th on Action News at 5pm. This series will show viewers the real, positive impact Philabundance has across the region.
November 9th through 16th: Boy Scouts Food Collection
Look for a Boy Scouts food donation bag in the mail and get the entire family involved in filling it up. On November 9th, empty plastic bags will be distributed to the doorsteps of nearly one million homes. Residents are encouraged to fill the bags with non-perishable food items for doorstep pick-up on the following Saturday, November 16th.
November 28th: Thanksgiving Day Collection
Going to the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade this year? So are we! Don’t forget to grab your cans and non-perishables for drop off into one of our boxes during the parade.
November 29th through December 31st: Acme Checkout Program
From Friday, November 29th until Monday, December 31st, participating Acme Markets locations will be accepting cans of food and scanning donations of $1, $3, and $5 at checkout. Make sure to grab a few extra cans or add your donation at checkout.
A donation is also a download away with the Dunkin’ Donuts mobile app. Dunkin’ Donuts and their franchisees in the Greater Philadelphia region will donate $1 to Philabundance and other regional food banks for every download of their app. Simply text DDTHANKS to 80565 from Thanksgiving Day through Monday, December 31st.