'Stuff the Bus' this week for the hungry

Posted September 28, 2009 11:00 a.m. EDT
Updated September 28, 2009 11:12 a.m. EDT

Triangle-area transit systems are asking the public to help the hungry with a “Stuff the Bus” food drive. The transit agencies will accept donations of non-perishable food and person hygiene items at five area locations on Wednesday. In return, donors get a coupon for use at Chick-fil-A or McDonald’s.

All donations benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina.

Collection Locations

  • Chick-fil-a, 400 Fayetteville St. in Raleigh, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Chick-fil-A, Townridge Square, 6612 Glenwood Ave. in Raleigh, from 3:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Cary Towne Center Mall, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.
  • McDonald’s, 102 Morgan St. in Durham, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Triangle Transit Regional Transit Center, 901 Slater Road in Durham, 7 to 9:30 a.m. and 3-6 p.m.

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Most Needed Items

  • canned meals (stews, soups, ravioli, etc.)
  • peanut butter
  • cereal
  • canned fruits and vegetables
  • rice and pasta
  • paper products
  • toothpaste
  • feminine products
  • soap
  • infant products (diapers, wipes, formula)
  • nutrition drinks (Ensure, Boost, etc.)