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Holiday Food Drive is Wed., Dec. 4

Mid-South Food Bank Teams With Action News 5 for Holiday Food Drive  

Mid-Southerners can donate non-perishable food items and money to the Mid-South Food Bank during the sixth annual Action News 5 Holiday Food Drive, a one-day food drive on Wednesday, December 4, from 5 a.m. until 6 p.m.  

Last year, more than 223,000 meals were generated in pounds of food collected and cash contributions.   

At designated Mid-South locations, Action News 5 personalities will broadcast live, collecting food and money with Food Bank staff, volunteers and special guests.                                                                                                               The Holiday Food Drive drop-off locations are:                                            Midtown – Mid-South Food Bank, 239 S. Dudley, 38104                                     Tipton County - Kroger, 951 Hwy 51 North, Covington, 38019             Southaven- Kroger, 3095 Goodman Rd.;                                                             Great American Home Store, 5295 Pepper Chase Dr., 38671             Germantown - Kroger, 7735 Farmington Blvd., 38138                         Bartlett/Cordova - Walmart, 8400 Hwy 64, 38135; Great American Home Store, 7171 Appling Farms Pkwy, 38133                                                                    West Memphis - Walmart, 798 W. Service Road, 72301 

 Or text "Food" or 3663 to make a contribution.   For more information on the holiday food drive, contact Mid-South Food Bank, 901-527-0841.