The United Way of Marshall County and 2-1-1/First Call for Help food drive is underway and will contine through December 31. All goods collected will be distributed in the local community.

Drop-off points are:

Albertville

• Albertville Foodland

• Albertville Chamber of Commerce

Arab

• Arab Foodland

• Arab Warehouse Discount Grocery

• Arab Chamber of Commerce

Boaz

• Boaz Foodland

• Boaz Chamber of Commerce

Douglas

• Douglas Food Valu

Guntersville

• Guntersville Foodland

• Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce

• United Way office

Grant

• Grant Dennis Foodland

Suggested food items include pasta, peanut butter, jelly, mac and cheese, cereal, canned vegetables, canned meats, canned fruits and canned soup. All the food collected benefits local non-profit organizations, including CASA of Marshall County, Marshall County Homeless Ministries, Domestic Violence Crisis Services/Kelley’s Rainbow, Meals on Wheels, Second Chance Food Pantry and TESA.

If you do not have time to shop and want to make a financial contribution, you may do so by mailing a check to 709 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976. Please make checks payable to United Way of Marshall County and note on your check that your contribution is designated for the food drive. For more information, please contact the United Way office at 256-582-4700.

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