10,000 Cans In 10 Days: You CAN Help!

feed the food bank 10,000 Cans In 10 Days: You CAN Help!

Dave and Veronica are on a mission to Feed the Food Bank by collecting 10,000 canned food items in 10 days for Feeding America Tampa Bay.

From November 12 – 21 you can visit WQYK at participating locations and make a donation. You can also visit the Feeding America Tampa Bay website and make a monetary donation to the WQYK “10,000 Cans in 10 Days” campaign. To donate online, follow the link and select “WQYK 10,000 Cans in 10 Days” in the Program Designation Field. Click here to visit the site and make a donation today.

As an added bonus, anyone who donates canned goods at the WQYK events from November 12 – 16 will receive a FREE PAIR of Whatever Women Want tickets. Find out more about Whatever Women Want by clicking here.

Whether you donate dollars or cans, we all can help our community.

WQYK’s “10,000 Cans in 10 Days” Food Drives will be held at the following locations:

  • Monday, November 12   11a -1p   McDonald’s at 11007 West Bloomingdale Avenue in Riverviewon on
  • Wednesday, November 14   5p – 6p   Gulf Coast Boat Sales at 37517 US Hwy 19 N in Palm Harbor
  • Thursday, November 15   5p – 7p   Autoway Ford at 2525 34th Street N in St. Petersburg
  • Friday, November 16   4p – 6p   Sanding Ovations behind the Bilmar on Treasure Island Beach
  • Friday, November 16   5p – 6p   Fifth Third Bank at Park Street North in St. Petersburg
  • Friday, November 16   9p – 12mid   The Round Up off Hillsborough Rd. and Race Track Rd. in Tampa
  • Saturday, November 17   9a – 4p   Whatever Women Want at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa
  • Saturday, November 17   10a – 12p   Parks Ford of Wesley Chapel at 28739 SR 54 in Wesley Chapel
  • Saturday, November 17   12p – 2p   Ferman Chevrolet of Tampa at 9751 Adamo Drive in Brandon
  • Saturday, November 17  4p – 6p   Sanding Ovations behind the Bilmar on Treasure Island Beach
  • Sunday, November 18   12p – 2p   Sanding Ovations behind the Bilmar on Treasure Island Beach

According to Feeding America Tampa Bay, “Food drives are an essential source of food for us and we rely heavily on these food donations to distribute much needed food to struggling people. By holding a food drive, you are helping to ensure that your community will have enough food to go around for everyone!”

Feeding America Tampa Bay needs the following nutritious foods:

  • Canned Meats (tuna, chicken, ham, sausage)
  • Canned Fruits & Vegetables
  • Canned & Boxed Meals (soup, chili, stew, macaroni & cheese)
  • Canned or Dried Beans (black, pinto, kidney, lentils)
  • Pasta & Rice
  • Cereal (low sugar, high fiber)
  • Cereal & Fruit Bars
  • Crackers
  • Peanut Butter
  • Dry Milk
  • Paper Goods (plates, paper towels, etc.)
  • Personal Products (deodorant, soap, etc.)

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