Cub Scout Pack 162 collects food for the needy

Cub Scout Pack 162 and members of the 49th Precinct Community Council collect food in front of Big Deal Supermarket.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Cub Scout Pack 162 collected food outside Big Deal Supermarket on Morris Park Avenue on Saturday, December 16. The pack was taking part in an annual food collection for the 49th Precinct Community Council. The food drive benefits local banks and pantries. The participants in the food drive collect roughly 15,000 to 16,000 pounds of food each year.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260–4597. E-mail him at procc‌hio@c‌ngloc‌al.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.
Big Deal Supermarket owner Miguel Garcia (third from left) gives Pack 182 leader Sean Cahill a check for $100 for their effort. They are flanked by Joanne and Dean Manfredonia on the left, and Joe Thompson, 49th Precinct Community Council president, on the right.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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