The Trick or Eat Canned Food Drive took place on Halloween (October 31st). It is sponsored by DotWell, which is
a partnership between Codman Square Health Center and Dorchester House
Multi-Service Center. The DotWell Teen Center specifically ran
this event. The purpose of the drive is to combat poverty and hunger in
community by donating cans to the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center
and Codman Square Health Center pantries, which help to support food
pantries' high demand for food during the holiday season.
adults supervised groups of 5-6 high-school students who trick or treated for canned goods in the Ashmont Hill, Melville
Park and Fields Corner areas from 6 PM - 10 PM. The youth
volunteers are came from the Madison Park, Boston Latin, Boston
Collegiate Charter, and West Roxbury Charter schools.