Tallahassee Barry Alumni Food Drive

Tallahassee Barry Alumni Food Drive

It's the time of year when we celebrate our life and feel blessed for all we have.  Join us as we try to share our good fortune with those who are in need.

Help spread the holiday spirit by contributing to our canned food drive in support of the America's Harvest of the Big Bend Food Bank in Tallahassee.

Join the other Barry Alumni in the Tallahassee area that are already going to be joining us on this special event.  To RSVP and see who else is attending, please visit: https://barrytallahasseefooddrive2013.eventbrite.com 

Join us as we try to make the holidays a little brighter for some families in need

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Harry's of Tallahassee
301 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

There is no charge to attend, appetizers and soft drinks will be served at no cost.


YOUR Capital City Barry Alumni chapter will collect canned food to create meals for families in need.

Bring a few items of food and enjoy time with your fellow alumni. Reconnect with old friends, make new ones and see what your university has been up to.

We will also have drop locations at our two sites in the Tallahassee Area, Monday Through Friday from 10:30am to 6:30pm:

University Center at Tallahassee Community College
444 Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Barry University
325 John Knox Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Complimentary appetizers and soft drinks will be provided.  Other menu items will be available on a cash basis.

The following Items are of particular use to the food bank:

Canned Goods:
Lean meats (chicken, tuna), vegetables, fruits, hearty soups, beans

Dried Goods:
Beans, rice, pasta, instant potatoes, stuffing, breakfast items (whole grain cereals, nutritious granola bars, grits, pancake mix), macaroni & cheese, skillet meals (i.e. tuna helper, chicken helper) 

Peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti sauce, syrup, 100% fruit juice

Non Food Items:
Deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hair brushes, diapers

If you will not be able to join us, but still want to get involved in the Capital City Barry Alumni Chapter, contact chapter president, Dewey Riou at dhriou@embarqmail.com  or James Touma, Director of Alumni Programs at jtouma@barry.edu or (305) 899-3040.

email alumni@barry.edu or call (305) 899-3175.

Looking forward to seeing you there!