Kolb Announces Food Drive

February 28, 2005

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) announced today the beginning of his spring food drive as a way of highlighting New Yorkís Hunger Awareness Day on March 18.

"I am so honored to have the opportunity to help those in our community who need it. I strongly encourage everyone to participate in this program and help those who are in need," Kolb commented.

Anyone wishing to participate may drop off non-perishable food items at Assemblyman Kolbís district office at 607 West Washington St., Geneva, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. A drop-off point will also be available in Canandaigua at Gleanerís Soup Kitchen at St. Johnís Episcopal Church, 183 North Main St. Gleanerís is at the back entrance of St. Johnís in the basement; donations will be accepted there between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The drive runs from March 1-27.

Items collected during the drive will be donated to Gleanerís Soup Kitchen.

Kolb concluded, "The staff and volunteers at Gleanerís Soup Kitchen provide a wonderful and truly needed service to those among us who have fallen on hard times. Itís not always easy or possible to procure the materials necessary, but items collected through this food drive will definitely help."

For a site collection or more information, contact Assemblyman Kolbís office at (315) 781-2030 or via e-mail at kolbb@assembly.state.ny.us.