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November 11. 2012 9:51PM

Annual Tons of Turkey drive for Manchester food pantry kicks off

MANCHESTER - The annual Tons of Turkey food drive for the New Horizons Food Pantry is under way.

Cash donations are being accepted through Saturday, which is when donors can also drop off a turkey to help families in need on Thanksgiving.

Donations are being accepted at six participating Hannaford supermarkets in the Manchester area. This year's drive is sponsored by the New Hampshire Union Leader, 96.5 The Mill radio, Wilkins Mechanical, Gary Rondeau's Automotive and Energy North Propane.

The annual drive has provided New Horizons with enough food and money to feed over 1,200 families at Thanksgiving.

Jay Coffey and Jeff Lawrence of The Mill will broadcast live Saturday at all six Hannaford locations between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The stores participating in Manchester are on John E. Devine Drive, Hanover Street, Bicentennial Drive and Mast Road

The Hannaford locations in Bedford are on Colby Court and Jenkins Road.


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