Metro and TANK Compete and the Community Wins with Stuff the Bus Food Drive Nov. 23

Metro and the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) will compete to get the most nonperishable items for local nonprofits at the 2013 Stuff the Bus food drive in Cincinnati in Northern Kentucky.

Stuff the Bus logoCINCINNATI – Metro and the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) will compete to get the most nonperishable items for local nonprofits at the 2013 Stuff the Bus food drive in Cincinnati in Northern Kentucky.

On Saturday, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Metro will be at the Anderson Kroger, 7580 Beechmont Ave., and TANK will be at the Buttermilk Towne Center Remke Market, 560 Clock Tower Way, Crescent Springs, Ky.

This friendly competition will benefit the less fortunate this holiday season. Cincinnati donations will be provided to the Freestore Foodbank and Northern Kentucky donations will go to Be Concerned in Covington.

Look for Metro and TANK buses and staff who will be on hand to collect the most needed items, including:

  • canned meat products
  • peanut butter
  • canned vegetables and fruits
  • canned soups
  • macaroni and cheese
  • personal care items

Be Concerned has helped low-income families since 1968. It is deeply committed to honoring the dignity and humanity of all persons. Its purpose is to assist low-income people of Northern Kentucky in obtaining basic necessities for life. Learn more at http://www.beconcerned.org.

The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky is an integral part of the Northern Kentucky community, serving Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties as well as downtown Cincinnati for more than 30 years. Nearly 4 million passengers each year rely on the more than 100 TANK buses throughout the region to get them where they need to be. TANK is on the web at www.tankbus.org.

The Freestore Foodbank is the largest emergency food and services provider to children and families in the Tri-State. The organization is a trusted partner to more than 275 nonprofit partner agencies spread across 20 counties, through which it distributes over 19 million meals and other products to more than 300,000 individuals annually. Visit www.freestorefoodbank.org for details.

Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 17 million rides per year. Visit www.go-metro.com.

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