Volume 7, Issue 64  |  August 12, 2022

Holiday food drive to benefit those in need

The Back Bay/Monte Vista PTSA (BBMV PTSA) is organizing a holiday food drive on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. to benefit those in need in our community.

The food drive will take place as a drive-through event whereby volunteers will be wearing masks and gloves. Donors can come to the Back Bay/Monte Vista High School parking lot and pop open their car trunks filled with their donations to minimize community contact. 

Needed items:

–Peanut butter and jelly

–Boxed pasta and pastas sauces

–Macaroni and cheese

–Cans of chicken, tuna fish and beef

–Cans of fruits and vegetables

–Boxed cereal or oatmeal

–Bags of rice or beans

–Ramen soup

–Snacks to include pretzels, cheese fish crackers and popcorn

–Gift cards to Stater Bros., 99 Cents Only Store, Ralphs and Walmart ($10-$20)

Please, no glass jars and where possible, bring items in cans or plastic containers. No expired food. Your donations can fill shopping bags or boxes.

Back Bay/Monte Vista High School is located at 390 Monte Vista Ave., Costa Mesa.

For additional information, contact Cynthia Strasmann, BBMV PTSA president, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 949.351.7192.

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