Drive for Food 2018

KVOE’s 17th Annual “DRIVE FOR FOOD”

The Salvation Army’s Food Pantry is in Critical Condition and is in need of our help. KVOE’s 17th annual “Drive For Food” is coming Thursday, October 11th and we want to make it easy for you to participate. All you need to do to make a big difference is give us your Emporia address, then leave your food donation on your front porch or driveway on the morning of October 5th. KVOE will then pick up all donations and deliver them to the Salvation Army.

The food pantry is in dire need of non-perishable food items. ANY DONATION, LARGE OR SMALL, WILL HELP. Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 342-1400 and give us your address by Wednesday, October 10th. Then on the morning of October 11th put out your food donation and KVOE will be by to pick it up and make the delivery to the Salvation Army. KVOE will also make pick-ups at schools and businesses. 


ESB Financial - 12th & Industrial

ESB Financial - 8th & Merchant

Do-B's - 704 E. 12th Ave.

Newman Regional Health Auxillary - outside of Snack Bar, inside Entrance F.

CountryMart - 1020 Merchant

Good's Cash Saver - 2703 W. Highway 50


Items needed include:

BREAKFAST: Cereal, Pancake mix & Syrup, Oatmeal, Cereal bars, Powdered Milk (small box/individual pkgs)

SNACK ITEMS: Jelly, crackers, pudding, jello, fruit cup, nuts, snack bars, Box of Crackers, Package of Cookies

CONDIMENTS: Salt & Pepper or other spice, Bar-B-Q Sauce or other Sauce, Mayo, mustard, ketchup, Gravy (pkgs)

BAKING ITEMS: Powdered Milk, flour, sugar, baking powder, Pie Filling, Pumpkin, Cake Mix, Frosting

SOUP: Soup/Stew - a combination of both

FRUIT: Fruit (Including Pie Filling, Pumpkin, & Applesauce)

TOMATO ITEMS: Canned Tomatoes (Whole, Diced, Sauce, Etc.), Spaghetti sauce

CARBS: Packages dry Pasta, Rice, Stuffing Mix, Ramen Noodles, Mac. & Cheese or Pasta Mix 
Rice Mix or Box Potato Mix (Rice A Roni, Etc.), Canned Pasta Meals (Ravioli, Spaghetti O’s, etc.), Box Meal (Tuna Helper, Hamburger Helper, Etc.)

PROTEINS: Peanut Butter, Beans (canned and dry), Canned Meats (Tuna, Chicken, Spam, Salmon, Etc.)

VEGETABLES: All variety of canned vegetables

DRINKS: Coffee, Tea, Koolaide, Juice

PERSONAL ITEMS: Razors, shaving cream, shampoo, conditioner, soap, Toothbrush/toothpaste, comb, hairbrush, lotion

BABY ITEMS: Formula, infant cereal, puff snacks, Diapers-All Sizes, powder, lotion

HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS: Dish soap (small bottles)

LAUNDRY: Laundry soap (small bottles)

Let’s “PACK THE PANTRY.” Thanks in advance for your help with KVOE’s 17th annual “Drive for Food.”

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