Robesonian

Food drive Friday at Lowe’s

LUMBERTON — A food drive to benefit the Communities in Schools’ BakPak Pals program has been scheduled for Friday at Lowe’s Foods, located at 5075 Fayetteville Road in Lumberton.

The drive is taking place in partnership with WBTW Channel 13/ Nexstar Broadcast Group and will be 2 to 6 p.m.

Some of the food items sought are Chef Boyardee spaghetti, ramen noodles, cereal, cereal bars, juice boxes, apple sauce, fruit cups, crackers, Beanie Weenies, and Vienna sausage.

As a United Way agency, CIS works to improve educational opportunities and outcomes in Robeson County. Improving child nutrition by sending ready-to-eat meals home with children on weekends and holidays is one program that works to meet these goals.

Contact Jordyn Roark at 910-739-4249 or by email at uwroutreach@att.net for more information.

Staff report