Food Drives Tonight In Huntsville/Lake Of Bays & South Almaguin

Posted: 2018-12-05 07:23:32 By: hbr

The 30th annual Project Porchlight Food Drive in Huntsville and The Annual Firefighters Food Drive in South Almaguin, is taking place tonight, starting at 6:00pm.

Project Porchlight is an evening when the flashing lights and the wail of sirens is something to feel good about, as fire trucks, ambulances and police cruisers go door-to-door collecting healthy non-perishable food donations.

The Fire Dept asks that you please leave your porch light on and firefighters along with Santa and other community volunteers will be by to pick up your food donation. The collected food is distributed by the Salvation Army and the Burks Falls Food Bank to those in need within the community throughout the year.

Mike Vadlja, Fire Prevention Officer for the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department says “Project Porchlight has been a real tradition with the members of the fire department for 30 years now, and everyone, from the Salvation Army, the volunteers and the residents who contribute, are so supportive and giving. We are truly grateful for that generosity” he said. “The Salvation Army is now serving roughly 300 families per month so donations are needed more than ever. Let’s make the 30th the best one yet!!”