Strike Out Hunger


Volunteers with various local organizations, including Jillian Munoz, from left, Jan Bryant, Ebony Haynes, Jeff Oldham, John Harris and Jeff Kotalik, sort through food.

ERICA BROUGH/Special to the Guardian
Published: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 3:11 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 3:11 p.m.

The 2013 Strike Out Hunger Food Drive and Basket Giveaway was held this week at the Alachua County Fairgrounds. Organized by Rodney Long of the Long Foundation, the food drive was held from Friday through Monday.

Food items were scheduled to be sorted and organized on Tuesday for pickup on Wednesday by local food banks and pantries.

On Thursday, designated local families will pick up their Thanksgiving baskets.

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