United Way Food Drive + Can Sculpture Contest Friday


Wayside Food Programs, 135 Walton Street, (Off Forest Avenue), Portland.

The United Way of Southern Maine will host a Drive-Thru Food Drive and Can Sculpture Contest this Friday, September 17 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Wayside Food Programs, 135 Walton Street, Portland.  The event is part of the organization’s official campaign kickoff that invites all individuals, organizations and businesses to donate to the campaign, volunteer, and speak out for causes that matter to them.

Businesses across Southern Maine will be constructing original can sculptures at their place of business and at the food drive.  Those building at Wayside Food Programs will assemble their sculptures from 8:00 am – 11:00 am.  Individuals can vote for their favorite can sculptures online at uwsm.org/cancontest beginning Friday afternoon.

The first 100 individuals at the Drive-Thru Food will receive a HOPEFUL goody bag for their support, including a $10. L.L. Bean Gift Card.

This event is a contactless drop-off that’s safe, easy and fun.

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