The North Quabbin Food-A-Thon collects food and raises funds to support local food programs. Volunteers, local schools, the community-at-large and local businesses unite to make this event successful.  The Food-A-Thon receives great local media coverage from 97.3 FM WJDF radio, AOTV and The Athol Daily News. Involvement from the local business community has been a key factor in the success of this important event . 

 
North Quabbin Chamber members are encouraged to participate and can receive some excellent benefits for donating.
     * A minimum donation of $100 gets a WJDF on-air mention of your             business name and address.
     * A donation of $250+ may be presented live on-air to give your business even more recognition.
Contact AOTV’s Carol Courville (carol@aotv13.org 978-249-4470) by May 1st to schedule your on-air donation.
Donations may be made by check to “The Orange Historical Society”   (the Food-A-Thon fiscal sponsor.)  Please write  “Food-A-Thon” on the memo line and mail to The Orange Historical Society, P.O. Box 28, Orange, MA 01364. Your donation must be received by May 1st in order to qualify for the on-air business mention.Other ways to help:
* provide poster and flyer reproduction
* provide food for Food-A-Thon volunteers
* bring non-perishable food on May 16 by 5pm to Hannaford, Walmart or the municipal parking lot in the center of Orange
* join volunteers to divide the collected food in downtown Orange on May 16 at 6pm

All proceeds are divided among Franklin County Community Meals Program (Orange Food Pantry and Orange meal site), Our Lady Immaculate Church, St. Vincent de Paul/ St. Mary’s Church, the Athol Salvation Army Food Pantry and Wendell Good Neighbors Community Food Program. All proceeds benefit those in the North Quabbin area. 

 

For more information or to offer assistance please contact Andrea Leibson,
Executive Director at the Franklin County Community Meals Program.

 

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