The Rotary Club of Springfield Township is holding a Food Drive from November 8, 2011 to January 16, 2012 to help Philabundance and “Beet Hunger.” We are challenging area Rotary Clubs (District 7430, we know you’re out there!) to a Rotary Food Fight. We will be collecting food and monetary donations for Philabundance which helps food pantries and kitchen throughout the Delaware Valley. We will be matching dollar for dollar and $1 for each food item up to $10,000. Can you beet us? For more information contact Rotarian Claudia Campbell at 215-233-8919!

Get collecting and help us BEET HUNGER!

We ask that you bring some non-perishable food items that Rotary will be taking to Philabundance. The goal is to collect over 10,000 food items to help local food pantries and kitchens throughout the Delaware Valley to help alleviate hunger. There will be many drop-off points located throughout the Community:


  • Acme Market, Flourtown, PA (Food Drive, November 19th and November 20th – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
  • Aflac
  • Arcadia University, Glenside, PA (Food Drive Bin, November 14th – Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner)
  • Avant Apres Salon, Flourtown (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Bonus Marketing, Flourtown (Signs/Banners Advertising Rotary Food Fight/Drop Off Locations)
  • Boy Scout Troop 320, Cub Scout Pack 173, Flourtown (Scouting For Hunger)
  • Dobbins AVTS, 2150 Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia (Holiday Food Drive)
  • First Niagara Bank (Flourtown), Flourtown (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Flourtown Business Association (Holiday Food Drive)
  • Flourtown Farmers Market (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Flourtown Fire Company, Ladies Auxiliary (Hosting Santa Food Fight For Hunger Event, November 26, noon to 2:00 pm)
  • Grace Lutheran Church (Wyndmoor), (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Harvard Realty Exchange, Norristown (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Health Advocate, Norristown (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Murphy’s Tavern, Roxborough (Holiday Food Drive)
  • Norristown Area School District (Holiday Food Drive)
  • Patrick Richards Hair Salon, Oreland (Holiday Food Drive)
  • Saint Genevieve School, Flourtown (Thanksgiving Food Drive)
  • Sandy Run Country Club (Oreland) (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Springfield Township High School (Martin Luther King Day Food Drive)
  • Stan’s Automotive, Norristown (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Tony’s Pizza City, Wyndmoor, PA (Food Drop Off Location)
  • True Value Hardware, Wyndmoor, PA (Food Drop Off Location)
  • Zion Lutheran Church, Flourtown (Food Drop Off And Food Storage Location)

Philabundance has requested the following high priority food items be donated:

Food Drive Collection Guidelines




Choose products that are in boxes, cans or plastic bottles and that do not have to be refrigerated.


Bread and baked goods are not suitable because of their short shelf life. Items should be recently purchased and in good condition.


High Priority Items


  • Canned Shelf-stable tuna
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Canned Pasta
  • Canned Beef Stew
  • Canned Chili
  • Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Canned Green Beans
  • Canned Corn
  • Canned Fruit
  • Breakfast Cereal and Hot Cereal