Alexandria’s tourism bureau is participating in a COVID Relief Food Drive starting today and ending on October 15.
Visit Alexandria says that the food will benefit individuals in the hospitality industry who have been impacted by COVID-19.
Drop-off donations can be made at the Alexandria Visitor Center from October 1-11, and drive-by donations can be made at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Alexandria Old Town (1900 Diagonal Road) from October 12-13.
The following food is acceptable:
- Canned meat
- Canned soups
- Shelf stable and powdered milk
- Cereal, granola bars and grains
- Pasta and pasta sauce
- Canned vegetables
- Canned tomatoes
- Cooking oils
- Peanut butter
- Pet food
The food drive is being organized by the Washington Area Convention Bureau Satellite Offices (CVBReps), a membership-based destination marketing organization with 60 members around the country.