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 www.stjmod.com/ guinness.