Blues to Hold Food Drive for Joplin Storm Victims

Blues to Hold Food Drive for Joplin

The St. Louis Blues are holding a food drive Wednesday, June 1st between 4pm and 7pm to benefit the victims of the massive tornado in Joplin, Missouri. The Blues are teaming up with the United Way and St. Louis Area Foodbank in an effort to lend a hand to all those in Joplin.

You can drop off your donation at the 14th and Clark Street entrance where Barret Jackman, TJ Oshie, Ben Bishop and Tyson Strachan will be to assist in the collection efforts. Every fan that participates not only gets to meet these players but will receive a free ticket to a 2011-12 preseason game. Help others out and receive a free ticket – win/win.

For additional information, head on over to the team’s official site.

Below is a list of items the St. Louis Area Foodbank says they need most:

Canned tuna or chicken
Canned fruit or veggies
Canned beans
Peanut butter
Bottled jelly
Canned soups
Canned ravioli
Boxed/bagged rice products
Boxed/bagged pasta products
Condiments/sauces (plastic bottles)
Boxed complete meals
Hot or cold cereal
Powdered milk
Granola bars
Breakfast/Snack bars
Boxed crackers
Fruit snacks
Bottled or boxed juice
Canned chili
Mac & cheese
Instant mashed potatoes