Boy Scouts hope to collect 2,500 pounds of food for Summit school on French Island

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TOWN OF CAMPBELL (WKBT) — Gateway Area Council Boy Scout Troops 15 and 515 will be scouting for victuals in Campbell Saturday to stock the pantry at Summit Environmental School on French Island.

“Scouting for Food” flyers were distributed last weekend asking Campbell residents to leave food donations on their front step for the Scouts to pick up between 9 a.m. and noon April 9.

The Scouts will take the food to the Campbell Town Hall to check expiration dates and sort according to type of food. They then will pack the food in boxes for delivery to Summit, where school staffers will sort it again for distribution to families.

Last year, the troops collected nearly 2,000 pounds of food. The goal Saturday is to collect more than 2,500 pounds to benefit families of Summit students.

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