Scouting for Food

United Food Bank is able to provide 300,000 pounds of food per week with the help of food drives like Scouting for Food.

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Scouting for Food will be on February 1, 2020


Thank you for supporting United Food Bank with your troop’s Scouting for Food event! The food collected will help feed thousands of people in need in the East Valley and Eastern Arizona. We could not be more thankful for your efforts!

Please contact Melissa Forrester at (480) 306-9509 or [email protected] if you have any questions!

Please note: This year, all bin pick-ups and drop-offs wil be held atUnited Food Bank’s Volunteer Center at 358 E. Javelina Avenue in Mesa (near Mesa Drive/US60).

Important Info

  • Register your troop and request bins by completing the form below.
  • Pick up bins at United Food Bank’s Volunteer Center prior to Saturday’s event.
  • Deliver bins to United Food Bank’s Volunteer Center, on Saturday, Feb. 1, between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • This is a non-perishable food drive only. (Citrus is not accepted.)
  • At drop-off, a Scouting for Food representative will have bin tags for each troop or pack, based on the number of bins picked up. Make sure your bin gets tagged correctly!
  • Please return all unused bins and pallets. (These cost money and are needed back.) Thanks for your help with this!

Any Troop wishing to host their Scouting for Food at another time are welcome to do so by contacting Melissa.

Thank you for your support!