WATCH: Launch Credit Union Hosting Food Drive at Merritt Island Branch to Benefit The Children’s Hunger Project
By Space Coast Daily // August 29, 2023
Launch Credit Union Merritt Island Branch is located at 415 Fortenberry Road
WATCH: Launch Credit Union is hosting a Food Drive at the Merritt Island Branch to benefit The Children’s Hunger Project. Stop by to donate during branch hours and/or join the Launch staff on Friday, Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Launch Credit Union is hosting a Food Drive at the Merritt Island Branch to benefit The Children’s Hunger Project.
Stop by to donate during branch hours and/or join the Launch staff on Friday, Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“We invite the community and our members to donate if they can,” said Launch Credit Union spokesperson Darlene Montano.
The Launch Credit Union Merritt Island Branch is located at 415 Fortenberry Road and Burger Rob’s Food Truck will be parked there for to serve lunch.
Items needed and on the food donation list include:
■ Chef Boyardee Single Serve Variety (Pull top 7.25oz)
■ Chocolate milk (Horizon 8 oz. shelf stable)
■ Goldfish cheddar crackers or whole grain pretzels (ie: Pepperidge Farm. 74 oz.)
■ Breakfast Bars (ie: Belvita or Zee Zee’s)
■ Graham crackers (ie: Teddy Grahams or Zee Zee’s Grahamz)
■ Sunflower seeds (ie: Zee Zee’s nut free protein 1-1.2 oz package)
■ Craisins (1oz box/1.16oz pouch)
■ Applesauce (no sugar added 6 pk) in individual plastic containers
■ Fruit cups in plastic individual containers – any variety
■ 100% Apple or fruit/vegetable juice in individual boxes or pouches
If you can’t stop by during this time, drop off your donations at the Merritt Island branch during branch lobby hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, from now through Sept 1.
The Children’s Hunger Project is dedicated to helping elementary school children in need by providing them with food to take home for weekends and during school breaks. Their goal is to ensure that children have access to basic nutrition when they may not have access to school meals.
They are committed to making a difference in the lives of elementary school children by ensuring that they have basic nutrition throughout the week. With the help of volunteers and donors, they are able to provide weekly food assistance and positively impact the lives of children in need.
Launch Credit Union is a full-service, community credit union with seventeen branches and is rated 5-Stars on Bauerfinancial.com.