Scouting For Food

 

    

 

What is Scouting for Food? 

Scouting for Food is an annual food collection orchestrated by Scouts from Baltimore Area Council. Local Scouts distribute plastic bags to homes across the region and return to pick up the bags, now filled with foodone week later.Bags will be available for February RT.

 

How does my Unit do Scouting for Food? 

Step 1 

Find a local Coordinator in your Unit

Find a local coordinator in your Unit. If that is you, THANKS! 

Step 2

Register your Unit 

Register your Unit (for Communication purposes) by clicking HERE and sending us an email letting us know you'll be participating

Step 3

Find a local pantry to support in your area.

Find a local pantry to support in your area. Contact them and let them know you'll be participating in SFF and that you need a time/place to drop off your donations. ?

Step 4

Organize your manpower!

Get members of your Unit signed up to do Scouting for Food! 

Step 5

BAG DROPOFF

(See Dates below), Place a bag along with a flyer with your Packs information in it in your local neighborhood around your Chartered Organization.

Step 6

Bag Pickup!

On the date of pickup, pickup all of your bags from the houses you left bags out at the dropff. Remember not to miss any! Councils get calls every year about people missing bags. Don't miss your bags! 

Step 7: 

Report your data! 

After your pickup on March 11th, please send all data (Number of Hours, Pounds of Food, Number of Scouts/Adults) to Melanie Bishop who will be compiling the data for the District. Her email is: 'melaniebishop20832@msn.com or complete SFF Reporting Survey

Scouting for Food Dates 2017

Bag Dropoff: March 4th 
Bag Pickup: March 11th