ANCA Glendale Kicks off Annual Holiday Food Drive

GLENDALE—Th Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale chapter in partnership with the Glendale Chapters of the Armenian Relief Society, the Armenian Youth Federation, Homenetmen Ararat, Salvation Army and St. Mary’s Armenian Apostolic Church launched the third Annual Holiday Food Drive in an effort to provide local families with much needed food supplies during this holiday season. The Food Drive is will continue through January 3, 2013.

“We were fortunate to collect enough food to serve over 300 local families last year and are confident that with the help of our partners, local organizations, community members and businesses we will once again be able to  serve an ample number of Glendale families during this Holiday season,” stated ANCA Glendale Executive Director, Elen Asatryan. .

Community members are encouraged to donate a variety of food items including: Fruits & Vegetables: Canned vegetables, Vegetable juice, Diced tomatoes, Tomato juice, Tomato sauce, Spaghetti sauce, Canned fruit, Fruit juice, Dried fruit. Grains: Oatmeal, Whole grain crackers, All types of pasta, Cereal, Cream Of Wheat, Whole grain rice. Protein: Canned tuna fish, Canned salmon, Canned chicken, Canned bean soup, Canned baked beans, Dried and canned beans and peas, Canned chili, Canned beef stew, Peanut butter, Nuts. Oils: Corn Oil, Vegetable Oil, Olive Oil. Baby Formula and Canned Baby Food

Community members interested in participating may drop off non perishable food items at the following locations:

Krikor and Mariam Karamanoukian
Glendale Youth Center

211 W. Chestnut St.
Glendale, CA 91204

St. Mary’s Armenian Church

500 S. Central Ave.
Glendale, CA 91204

ANCA Western Region Offices
104 N. Belmont St. 2nd Floor
Glendale, CA 91205

Homenetmen Ararat Chapter

3628 N. San Fernando Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Homenetmen Ararat Chapter

3347 N. San Fernando Rd.
Glendale, CA 91204

Collected items will be distributed during Armenian Christmas to local low income families.  Distribution dates and times will be announced at a later date   For more information or for corporate donations please contact Glendale ANCA at 818.243.3444

The Armenian National Committee of America -Glendale Chapter advocates for the social, economic, cultural, and political rights of the city’s Armenian American community and promotes increased civic participation at the grassroots and public policy levels.

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