'Food Bank Fill Up' Radio-thon goes all-day Friday


104.9 JRFM and 103.7 BOB FM are holding their annual 'Food Bank Fill Up' Friday, accepting donations for the 2020 Thanksgiving Rotary Food Drive until 6 p.m. 

JRFM's Bruce Wylie is hosting from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and is featuring hourly phone-ins from community leaders. 

The Brockville Fire Department and Brockville Police Service are collecting donations from the parking lot of the station at 601 Stewart Boulevard until 6 p.m. 

The 2020 Thanksgiving Rotary Food Drive runs through Saturday and a number of other drop-off locations have been set up around the City:

  • Superstore
  • RBC Brockville Branch
  • Giant Tiger
  • Food Basics
  • Metro
  • Brockville & Area Food Bank
  • Brockville Shopping Centre (old LCBO)
  • TD Bank

The South Grenville Food Bank is also part of this year's drive and Executive Director Bonnie Couglar said they couldn't be more thrilled. 

"It's a great number to be included in such a wonderful food drive," she said, adding community programming and needs will continue to grow across the region over the next few months. 

Donations are also being accepted at fire halls in Prescott, Cardinal, Spencerville, Maitland and North Augusta, as well as O'Reilley's Your Independent Grocer, Giant Tiger and the Prescott Food Bank.