Sterling-Rock Falls food drive planned for Oct. 6

STERLING – The 20th annual food drive to stock up pantries with non-perishables will be Oct. 6.

Schools in Sterling and Rock Falls will be accepting donations. Additional collection sites are Mike Sprague State Farm in Sterling and Hugh Miller Insurance in Rock Falls.

Newman Central Catholic will be picking up donations upon request. Call 815-625-0500, ext. 120, for a pickup.

This is a list of items that are in short supply:

Cereal, peanut butter, jelly, pancake mix, syrup, canned fruits and canned vegetables, spaghetti, sauce, macaroni and cheese, pork and beans, noodles, tuna, rice, diapers, paper towels, toilet paper and soup.

For information, call food drive coordinator Andrew Olson at 815-625-0500, ext. 155.