This summer, many kids in Erie County will struggle with food insecurity. They may not have access to meals and snacks while out of school.

But, you can help.

JET 24/FOX 66/ is partnering with the Second Harvest Food Bank for Nexstar’s Founder’s Day of Caring. For 26 years, the company has been participating in the event which encourages volunteering and community service.

We will be taking your food donations on Friday, June 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Wegmans on Peach Street.

Items needed most include (sugar-free and low sodium, please):

  • Applesauce
  • Cereal
  • Cookies
  • Crackers
  • Fruit cups
  • Goldfish
  • Granola bars
  • Individual pasta dinners
  • Individual soups
  • Mac & cheese
  • Oatmeal
  • Packaged nuts
  • Pretzels

Help support the cause by using the hashtags #NexstarNation and #NexstarCares on social media.

Our parent company, Nexstar, was founded 26 years ago, and every year they take time to help and volunteer. This year, our staff will be at the Second Harvest Food Bank. All of Nexstar Media Group’s 116 television stations across the country are taking part in the day.

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