The Baltimore Area Council has collected food for local food banks and pantries as part of the Scouting for Food civic service

project for many years. Scouting for Food has grown into the Boy Scouts of America's largest single-day community food drive, 

collecting 45 million pounds of food donations.

Flyer Distribution Day: March 21, 2020 

     Food Collection Day: March 28, 2020 

Council Staff Advisor: 
Carolyn Panzer 



How To Participate: 

 1. Unit Scouting for Food contact person registers unit by speaking to their District’s SFF Representative.

2. Units choose a geographic area in which to distribute Door Hangers (available at February Roundtable meetings.)
3. Collected food items are taken to a pre-arranged local food pantry, feeding program, or food bank.
For more information, contact your District SFF Chair.
District Scouting For Food Chairs: 
District Chair Chair Email
Arrowhead Nick Jankowski
Carroll Jack Lusby
Chesapeake Mary Branch
Dulaney Chris Gagliardi
Four Rivers Chris Barth
Four Rivers Kim Lanager
Harford Bob Lepito
Hopkins John Gamber
National Pike Sori Meredith
National Pike Joel Hampshire
The Capitol Michele Quintal
Thurgood Marshall FD: Joe Spellman


Flyer Distribution Day: On March 21, 2020, Scouts will deliver flyers to residences. During the week, community residents will fill bags with nutritious canned goods and non-perishable items.

Food Collection Day: On March 28, 2020, the Scouts will retrieve the filled bags from residents and take them to local food banks and pantries.

**Specific District Dates may differ** 


It takes a lot of community support, dedication, and volunteers to make Scouting for Food a success

Click here for what makes The Perfect Scouting for Food Bag


Click here to report food totals

To learn more about hunger in our area, visit the area Food Bank websites.

For more information and/or questions contact Carolyn Panzer

at: 443-573-2514 or



Report SFF Service Hours: 

Go to the Journey to Excellence service hour reporting tool at:




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