DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - WDTN-TV Channel 2's 31st anniversary Food for Friends campaign begins Wednesday, November 14th and will run through Monday, December 24th, with corporate sponsors Kroger, Dayton Power & Light Company along with the Utility Workers Union of America, and Huntington Bank.
"WDTN is committed to helping families in need in the Miami Valley," said Joe Abouzeid, WDTN-TV President & General Manager. "It's our mission as a station and staff to give back whenever possible."
Since 1982, when WDTN-TV developed the first Food for Friends campaign, over 12 million food items have been collected and distributed to needy families through The Foodbank of Dayton and other food pantries throughout the region.
Food for Friends barrels will be located in Kroger stores throughout Montgomery, Logan, Preble, Clark, Clinton, Miami, Shelby, Darke, and Greene counties. Barrels will also be located at area Huntington Bank locations. Monetary donations can also be made at any area Huntington Bank.
Those wishing to donate food can find a location near them by clicking here .
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