Scouting for Food

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Since 1910, the ideals of Scouting have guided young men to perform "service to others and to the community." Responding to the plight of America's poor and hungry is a traditional Scouting "good turn." During World War I, Boy Scouts planted vegetable gardens to provide food for the hungry. President Roosevelt called on Scouts to collect food for the needy during the Great Depression. Planting Victory Gardens were the Scouting "good turns" organized during World War II. Today, Boy Scouts continue their Good Turn efforts in community stewardship through Scouting for Food.

For the last 15 years we have participated in this food drive. Below are some of the totals.

  • 2020 - 1944 pounds

  • 2017 - 848 pounds

  • 2013 - 1022 pounds

  • 2008 - 984 pounds

Below is the map for the Scouting for Food distribution and pick-up area's:

  • Orange is Tigers

  • Red is Wolves

  • Teal is Bears

  • Light Blue is Webelos

  • Dark Blue is Arrow of Light

  • Green is Troop 75