Media Release

4-H Holiday Food Drive

Thursday, October 13, 2011 10:00 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County 4-H program will be conducting a Holiday Food Drive during the month of October.

4-H is partnering with the County-wide initiative called “Strike Out Hunger.” Non-perishable food items will be accepted through October 31, 2011. Donations can be delivered to the Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For more information contact Matt Benge, 4-H Agent, 352-955-2402 or

Upon request, for persons with print-related disabilities, this information is available in alternate formats. 4-H is for youth ages 5-18.  Membership is open to all youth regardless of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, handicap or geographic location within Alachua County.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).