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FM99 and 106.9 The Fox 23rd Annual Mayflower Marathon

November 22–24, 2019

This is a 57-hour consecutive food and fund drive that takes place the weekend before Thanksgiving each year. The goal of this event is to put food on the tables of those struggling with hunger in our community during a time of year that should be spent celebrating with loved ones instead of worrying where their next meal will come from.

Join the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank at Mayflower Marathon by donating food or funds or by volunteering your time. With 57 hours to participate, giving has never been so easy. Simply drive through and donate; volunteers will be on hand to collect your donations.

Your generosity will bring hope and joy to individuals, families, children, seniors and veterans that struggle with hunger. Thank you for making the holidays a little brighter and healthier for them.

Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

Where to Donate:

Pembroke Mall, Virginia Beach (near Target)
Continuous service from Friday 5:30 a.m. to Sunday 3 p.m.

Kroger, 1017 University Blvd., Suffolk (New Location!)
Friday 7 a.m.–7 p.m. | Saturday 7 a.m.–7 p.m. | Sunday 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

What to Donate:

Lean canned protein—peanut butter, tuna, chicken, turkey, beans

Fruits and vegetables—canned fruits and vegetables, pasta sauce, 100% fruit juice, fruit preserves, dried fruit

Whole grains—cereal, pasta, oatmeal, rice, crackers

Meals—soups, stews, boxed meals, canned pasta

Baby products—formula, baby food, diapers, wipes

Low fat, low sodium, low sugar products preferred


Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

Where to Donate:

Coliseum Marketplace in Coliseum Central
2150 Coliseum Drive, Hampton—Gabe’s Parking Lot
Starts Friday, November 22 at 530 a.m. and ends Sunday, November 24 at 3 p.m. (around-the-clock giving all weekend long)

Kroger, Victory Boulevard, Yorktown Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

What to Donate:

Frozen turkeys, hams and all the traditional sides

Lean canned protein—peanut butter, chicken, turkey, beans

Peanut butter and jelly

Canned fruits and vegetables, 100% fruit juice, fruit preserves, dried fruit

Pasta sauce and pasta meals

Whole grains—cereal, oatmeal, family size box rice

Meals—soups, stews, boxed meals

Monetary Donations—$5 can provide 20 meals

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