The San Antonio Missions will join forces with the Food Bank for five food drives at Nelson Wolff Stadium later this season, each with a different theme. The themes will center around the nonprofit's most-wanted items, including canned meats, rice and beans, baby food and pet food.
Dates and themes for the five Missions-sponsored drives are:
- Friday, June 18 - The theme of “Most Important Meal” is aimed at driving donations of breakfast items such as dry cereal, oatmeal, granola bars, boxed juices and cereal bars.
- Saturday, July 10 - The “Summer Staples” theme is geared to supplement the Food Bank’s stock of items such as Hamburger Helper, canned meats, rice and beans and soups.
- Saturday, August 7 - The “Dog Days” theme will focus on San Antonians' furry companions. Featured items for this drive will be pet food and treats.
- Thursday, August 26 - The “Back to School Lunch Box” theme will call for school lunch-worthy eats including peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, Manwich sloppy joe sauce and boxed crackers.
- Saturday, September 18 - The “Oh Baby, It’s A Food Drive” theme aims to support SA families with small kiddos by accepting donations of baby food, diapers and wipes.
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