If You Are Looking to “Help” This Holiday Season, Look No Further!

By Michelle S. Fri, December 9, 2011

The Free Library is joining forces with Feeding America and Dreamworks Pictures in conjunction with the newly released Blu-Ray DVD of The Help, a film based on the bestselling novel by Kathryn Stockett. Help alleviate hunger in the Philadelphia region by bringing canned goods to any one of the Free Library branches listed below, from now until Thursday, December 22. These donations will go to local food bank Philabundance, and your efforts will help this organization to continually provide meals to people in need. For more information on Philabundance, please visit http://www.philabundance.org/

Library branches where the food donation boxes are available include:

Bustleton Branch
Falls of Schuylkill Branch
Independence Branch
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library
Lillian Marrero Branch
Logan Branch
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
Northeast Regional Branch
Oak Lane Branch
Overbrook Park Branch
Roxborough Branch
South Philadelphia Branch
Wadsworth Branch
Wyoming Branch

For those who would like to make monetary donations, please visit feedingamerica.org/thehelp. Make a gift today, and Dreamworks Pictures will match every dollar up to $10,000!

-Tracey R.


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