Supermarket Saturday event set for tomorrow

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0  Updated at 2:53 pm, November 18th, 2016 By: EastIdahoNews.com staff
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The following is a news release from Riverbend Communications.

IDAHO FALLS — Riverbend Communications and Keller Williams Realty East Idaho have teamed up this year for the Annual Supermarket Saturday event to be held on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Station talent from KFTZ-Z103, KLCE – Classy 97, KTHK – 105.5 & 105.9 The Hawk and KCVI – KBear 101 will be at Broulim’s in Idaho Falls, Rigby and Rexburg and Albertsons on Benton St. in Pocatello from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. collecting food and personal hygiene items that will be donated to food pantries up and down the valley.

“Last year we collected over 141 turkeys and 1,269 items just in Idaho Falls that were donated to the Salvation Army,” stated Jamie Prestwich, Promotions Coordinator at Riverbend Communications. “These items helped hundreds of less fortunate friends and neighbors in your communities.”

Donations in Rigby will go to the Rigby Food Bank while donations in Rexburg will be donated to the Family Crisis Center. Pocatello and Idaho Falls donations will be dropped off at the Salvation Army.

Keller Williams Realty East Idaho has graciously donated their trucks and trailers to collect the donations and is excited to be a part of this event.

Here is just a short list of items that can be donated: tuna, cereal, canned fruit and vegetables, boxed meals, pasta, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner, baby formula and even diapers.

Encourage your family and friends to get involved with this heartfelt, necessary event during this season of giving and help us help families in need.

The Riverbend Communications Companies include: Classy 97, Z103, 105.5 & 105.9 The Hawk, KBear 101, Sunny AM 1260/690 Riverbend Digital and Riverbend Outdoor.

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