Worthington News

Food pantry's April 27 canned-goods drive offers reward

The first 300 individuals who bring 10 cans of food to the Healthy Worthington Resource & Food Pantry food drive on Saturday, April 27, will receive a free ticket voucher to the Wednesday, May 8, or Thursday, May 9, performance of "Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey presents DRAGONS" at the Schottenstein Center. There will be a limit of four ticket vouchers per family.

The drive will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in conjunction with the Winter Worthington Farmers Market, located in the Shops at Worthington Place, 7227 North High St.

Items accepted at the food drive include canned fruits and vegetables; pasta, rice and grains; cereal and oatmeal; soups and sauces; peanut butter, jam and jelly; coffee and tea; beans, tuna and other canned proteins; and pantry staples such as cooking oil, sugar and baking flour.