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Nonperishable food may be dropped off at the Co-op’s Manassas and Woodbridge offices
MANASSAS, Va. -- Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative’s nonprofit volunteer organization, NOVEC HELPS, will hold a Thanksgiving food drive from Nov. 1 to Nov.14. NOVEC HELPS is asking area residents to drop off nonperishable food at two NOVEC offices, open 8:15 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday-Friday:
10323 Lomond Drive
Manassas, VA 20109
14500 Minnieville Road
Woodbridge, VA 22193
NOVEC HELPS will donate the food to two area food drives: Northern Virginia Family Service’s Operation Turkey drive, and the joint Action in Community Through Service (ACTS) and the Prince William County Community Foundation’s Operation Food for the Holidays drive. These organizations will distribute the food to qualified low-income residents in Prince William County.
Suggested food items include bread and muffin mixes, instant mashed potatoes, pasta, rice, boxed desserts, sugar, flour, evaporated milk, prepared piecrusts, and canned meats, vegetables, cranberry sauce apple sauce, pie filling, and gravy.
“We want everyone to experience a joyful holiday by having plenty to eat on Thanksgiving,” says Christine Kelly, NOVEC HELPS chairperson.