6 ABC & Dunkin Donuts Fight Hunger!
6 ABC and Dunkin’ Donuts are partnering with Philabundance to fight hunger this holiday season. The two month long food drive will feature a series of events in which the public can get involved. Check our list of events below to begin planning how you’d like to get involved.
Can’t make it to one of the events below? There’s still a way for you to give back.
Mark Your Calendars!
November 1st– 6ABC/Dunkin’ Donuts Food Drive Kickoff
Join 6ABC & Dunkin’ Donuts as they kickoff their holiday food drive. Visit 6abc.com frequently to learn about all the ways you can get involved. Consider making a donation to the food drive or visiting one of our partner sites like Ford to donate via their Philabundance charity badge.
November 12th through 19th– Boy Scouts Food Collection
Boy Scouts will drop off 1.1 million bags in homes on November 12th. Look for yours in the mail and get the entire family involved in filling it up. On November 19th, place your bag right outside your door and the Boy Scouts will collect it to give to families in need.
November 24th- Thanksgiving Day Collection
Going to the 6ABC Boscov’s 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. And if you have trouble finding us, just spot our trucks.
November 25th through December 31st– Acme Checkout Program
100 participating Acme Markets will accept donations in stores. Visit your local Acme to donate by adding to your purchase or dropping a non-perishable item to the Acme Food Drive box. Find your nearest Acme store, here.
November 25th through December 31st– Dunkin’ Donuts on Facebook
For every NEW like to Dunkin’ Philly (from November 25th through December 31st ONLY), Dunkin’ Donuts will donate $1 to Philabundance. That means every click will provide two meals to a neighbor in need. Pretty cool! But hold your clicks till the 25th!
Also, during the month of November, 6abc aired featured stories highlighting the struggles of our neighbors in need and how Philabundance is helping them cope with tough times. Check them out below:
- The New Face of Hunger
- Hunger Crisis on the Rise In Area Suburbs
- Recession Has Local Families Facing Hunger
- Battling Child Hunger
And on Tuesday, November 29th, 6ABC.com featured a live web chat about the food drive with Philabundance’s Executive Director, Bill Clark and Philabundance’s Director of Development Marianne Lynch: View the chat
Learn more about the food drive.