Fort Bliss Holds Holiday Food Drive

Fort Bliss Holds Holiday Food Drive
Friday, November 18, 2011 - 11:33am

FORT BLISS, TEXAS- Fort Bliss officials along with Soldiers post-wide will conduct an Installation Holiday Food Drive Monday and Tuesday, November 21 & 22.

All participating units will have their food donations displayed in festive themes at designated locations around the Soto gym area. A judging and awards ceremony will be conducted between 130 and 245p.m.; a trophy will be presented to the unit which had the best festive display. After judging and awards presentation food items will be moved inside Soto Gym for packaging and prepared for distribution the following day.

Starting at 9a.m.to 3p.m. on Tuesday up to 1,400 selected military families are expected receive donated holiday food packages.

Remaining food items are then delivered to the Armed Services YMCA Junior Enlisted Center Food Locker for distribution throughout the year.

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