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Maryland Food Bank, partners kick off 2015 Spring Forward Food Drive

Marylanders are asked to donate food at Safeways, Post Offices and other locations across the state throughout first week of March

3/2/2015, 6 a.m.
The Maryland Food Bank and its partners, AARP; the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland; Safeway, WBAL-TV 11; and the U.S. ...

— The Maryland Food Bank and its partners, AARP; the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland; Safeway, WBAL-TV 11; and the U.S. Postal Service, have once again teamed up to host the Spring Forward Food Drive Presented by Harvest for the Hungry from Saturday, February 28 through Sunday, March 8, 2015.

Throughout the week, Marylanders are encouraged to donate $10 pre-packaged bags of food at Safeway stores across the state and drop-off nonperishable food items at their local post offices. Canned goods will also be collected at Central Maryland Buick/GMC dealerships, while individuals in Hagerstown, Salisbury and Southern Maryland are invited to help ‘Stuff a Bus’ on Monday, March 2, 2015 at various locations. For a complete list of drop-off locations, visit: www.mdfoodbank.org/springforward.

Additionally, donations will be collected through the Maryland Food Bank’s virtual food drive, which can be accessed via www.mdfoodbank.org/springforward.