Scouting for Food

January 24, 2015 (hangar drop off)
January 31, 2015 (food pick up)

A Cub Scout promises to "give goodwill" and a Boy Scout promises "to help other people at all times." There is no better way to show our Scouting Spirit than by participating in the annual Scouting for Food drive! Now is the time to show our community the Scouting values of being loyal, helpful, kind and cheerful.
 
Scouting for Food is scheduled for January 24 and 31, 2015, when Scouts throughout the Sam Houston Area Council help make a difference to fight hunger. Scouting for Food is the leading service program for Boy Scouts of America and is a part of the national BSA program - Good Turn for America. In partnership with the Houston Food Bank and "Souper Bowl of Caring," this council-wide service project begins Saturday, January 24 as Scouts distribute door hangers in their neighborhoods to announce the upcoming food drive. Scouts return the following Saturday, January 31 to pick up and deliver donations to their local food banks and pantries.

All participating Scouts will receive a 2015 Scouting for Food patch at their district March Roundtables.

How Can Your Unit Help Make a Difference?

  • Register your unit to participate.
  • Follow the tips and instructions found in the Unit Leader Kit.
  • Attend your January Roundtable to pick up your unit's supply of door hangers. If you are unable to attend Roundtable and still would like to collect your door hangers, please contact your District Professional or District Scouting for Food Chair.
  • January 24 is the door hanger drop off and January 31 is the food pick-up day.

Sign up for Scouting for Food here (beginning November 2014)

Resources

Unit Leader Kit

District Chair Guidebook

District Contacts

2015 List of Food Pantries

 

For Questions Contact:

Rob Spangle
Scouting for Food Chair
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Michelle Phillips
Program Director
 (713) 756-3308
 Michelle.Phillips@shac.org