Blue Bag campaign raises more than 37,000lbs of food - KOTA Territory News

Blue Bag campaign raises more than 37,000lbs of food


Preliminary numbers are in for the year's largest KOTA Care and Share Food Drive event.

This past weekend boy and girl scouts from around KOTA Territory collected blue bags filled with more 37,000 pounds of food.

Rapid City led the way collecting 28,126 pounds of food.

Other areas so far have reported ... A total of 9595.

For those of you who may not have had your blue bag picked up or would simply like to make a food donation, you can drop it off at any grocery store in Rapid City.

Outside of Rapid City ... Go to your local food bank or pantry

This year's total is down from last years in part because of the cold.


2013 KOTA Care & Share Food Drive

Rapid City - 28,126

Hot Springs - 2,500

Spearfish - 2,182

Sheridan - 2150

Lead/Deadwood - 2,000

Moorcroft - 1,000

Sundance - 950

Gillette – 613


TOTAL - 37,721


Tax deductible monetary donations can also be sent to:

KOTA Care & Share Food Drive
PO Box 1760
Rapid City, SD 57709




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