News Channel 12 Holiday Turkey Drive
News Channel 12 proudly presents its annual Turkey Drive to benefit the SLO Food Bank and Good Samaritan Shelter.
You can strengthen the SLO Food Bank’s hunger-relief network and support Good Samaritan Shelter’s life-changing programs and services by making a monetary donation today, by donating a frozen turkey on Tuesday, November 14, or purchasing a “turkey buck” at one of the partnering grocery stores listed below from October 16 – November 30.
TURKEY BUCK PARTICIPATING GROCERY STORES
You can purchase turkey bucks at the following grocery stores to fund critical holiday proteins for neighbors in need in your community.
BENEFITTING THE SLO FOOD BANK:
- Grocery Outlet – San Luis Obispo 1314 Madonna Rd.
- Grocery Outlet – Arroyo Grande 1574 W. Branch St., Ste. C
- Grocery Outlet – Los Osos 1130 Los Osos Valley Rd.
- California Fresh Market – San Luis Obispo 771 Foothill Blvd.
- California Fresh Market – Pismo Beach 555 5 Cities Dr.
BENEFITTING GOOD SAMARITAN:
- Grocery Outlet – Lompoc 316 E Ocean Ave.
FROZEN TURKEY DROP OFF LOCATIONS – NOVEMBER 14
You can donate a turkey from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the following grocery stores to fund critical holiday proteins for neighbors in need in your community.
ABOUT THE SLO FOOD BANK:
The SLO Food Bank’s mission is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community. In 2022, the SLO Food Bank served over 31,500 individuals on average per month through its Neighborhood Food Distributions, a network of over 80 nonprofit Agency Partners, its Senior Home Delivery Program, and Children’s and Seniors’ Farmer’s Markets. Additionally, food rescue programs of the SLO Food Bank, including GleanSLO, prevented over a million pounds of food from being wasted and instead nourished neighbors in need. All of this is made possible by volunteers’ time and donors’ support. To learn more about resources offered by the SLO Food Bank or ways to get involved, please visit www.slofoodbank.org.
ABOUT GOOD SAMARITAN SHELTER:
The mission of Good Samaritan Shelter agency is to provide emergency, transitional and support services to the homeless and those in recovery throughout the greater Santa Maria Valley and Central Coast. Good Samaritan celebrates and fosters relationships that create wellness and wholeness, in an environment of hope, within every human being.They are committed to providing the highest level of care and have been doing so for almost 30 years! Learn more at www.goodsamaritanshelter.org.