Modesto area organizations seek food drive Guinness World Record

local@modbee.comAugust 28, 2013 

A community effort that will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for canned food donations — 30,000 cans — has already received thousands of cans.

Beneficiaries of the donated canned food are St. Joseph's St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, United Samaritans Foundation and Inter-Faith Ministries of Modesto. Final drop-off date is Sept. 8, noon to 10 p.m., at 1813 Oakdale Road, Modesto. Until then, food donations can be dropped off at five Modesto locations:

• St. Joseph's Church office, 1813 Oakdale Road, (209) 551-4973

• Jaunt Outdoor Adventures Gear, 1508 10th St., (209) 622-0261

• Castle Real Estate, 1418 J St., (209) 526-1010

• Sportsmen of Stanislaus Club, 819 Sunset Ave., (209) 578-5801

• Berg Injury Lawyers, 1317 Oakdale Road, Suite 500

For updates and more information, go to guinness.

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