Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office begins annual food and fund drive

Updated: Feb. 2, 2021 at 2:09 PM EST
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The City of Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office began collecting non-perishable food items for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank February 1.

This is the 3rd Annual Commissioners and Cans Food and Fund Drive for the Commonwealth. The two-week event is to help raise food and funds for area food banks to help fight against food security in Virginia.

Donations can be dropped between February 1-15 at a collection bin outside Charlottesville City Hall on the Downtown Mall side entrance between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“We are in contact with a great number of people. We can get the word out a lot better than a lot of other folks. So I think it makes makes a lot of sense for us to participate in something like this,” Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue Todd Divers said.

You can also donate online at Every dollar donated helps to provide enough food for four meals.

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