Giant Food of Landover, Md., with WTTG Fox 5 and CBS Radio Stations WPGC 95.5, 106.7 The Fan, 94.7 Fresh and 99.1 El Zol, hosted the ninth annual Stuff-A-Truck food drive at four Giant Food locations in December. More than 54,360 pounds of food and $126,890 in monetary donations were collected. This year marked the second highest year in food donations and the top earning year in monetary donations, all benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank.
“We are very appreciative that the community came out to support this year’s Stuff-A-Truck to help the Capital Area Food Bank,” said Jamie Miller, public and community relations manager for Giant Food of Landover, Md., in a prepared statement. “The generous donations are especially important this year, because so many in our region are struggling to put food on their own tables. It’s wonderful to see the community work together to make a positive difference by supporting the Capital Area Food Bank and our neighbors in need.”
In Rockville, Md., the Montrose Crossing location welcomed 25,354 pounds of food and $924 in donations while the Greenbriar Shopping Center in Fairfax, Va., saw 9,054 pounds of food and $979.11 in donations. In Washington, D.C., the community donated 13,114 pounds of food and $1,811.67 at the Brentwood Shopping Center Giant and in Hyattsville, Md., 6,847 pounds of food and $710.32 were donated at the Mall at Prince Georges.
In addition to donations made at the four Giant Food locations, monetary contributions to 2010 Stuff-A-Truck were also made by corporations and through the Capital Area Food Bank’s website, WTTG Fox 5’s phone bank and Text 2 Give.