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Food drive to help families in need
Quin Rivers, a nonprofit that works to prevent homelessness, is collecting food for local families in need. The agency hopes to help about 30 Fredericksburg-area families with some food for the holidays.
To help these families, Quin Rivers needs donated food, especially:
- Canned meats, vegetables, fruit and gravy
- Stuffing mix
- Evaporated milk
- Sweet potatoes
- Cake mix
- Pudding mix
- Foil roasting pans
- Cranberry sauce
The agency is also collecting gift cards to grocery stores.
Drop off donations at 10718 Ballantraye Drive # 402, Fredericksburg VA 22407 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For details, call 540/479-4365.
Donations will be accepted through Nov. 21.