Looking to sink your teeth into something more than candy this Halloween? Here are 3 ways you can help Boston area communities on Saturday.
Trick or Eat Canned Food Drive: Dorchester teens are gettting ready once again to coordinate the annual canned food drive initiated several years ago by the SCI Dorchester Youth Council. The drive combats poverty and hunger in Dorchester as teens collect canned goods instead of candy treats as they visit homes in several Dorchester neighborhoods. It helps out Dorchester food pantries during the holiday season when there is very high demand for food. This idea has been spreading in a few ways--youth have replicated the program in other neighborhoods; and we just heard from a Cambridge resident who heard about this online. This woman is now organizing a drive in her neighborhood and will add her collection to that collected by the Youth Council to increase the support for the Dorchester food pantries. If you'd like to participate in Dorchester or organize something in your neighborhood, click here for more details and contact info.