YDNC Collecting 5,000 Cans for Local Food Banks This Weekend

Y'all have seen the news - North Carolina is becoming increasingly impoverished and increasingly hungry.

As part of our Bootstraps Tour, the Young Democrats of North Carolina are collecting 5,000 cans of food for local food banks across the state. We need your help to reach this goal.

Please sign up to help give hungry families a hand up this weekend.

While we'll be taking the NCGA to task for 'cutting off the bootstraps' of poor and working-class North Carolinians, we don't want to talk about Poverty without doing something about it. Please help us lend a hand.

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List of Bootstraps Tour Stops

Here's the complete list.

YDNC Bootstraps Tour
List of Events
Sept. 7, 2013 -- All Times EDT

Macon County
Coffee with the Bootstraps Tour
6:00 AM
Macon County Democratic Party HQ
251 Sloan Road
Franklin, NC

Jackson County
Save our Schools Rally/Canned Food Collection
1 PM - 2 PM
Main Street Fountain
Sylva, NC

Buncombe County
Buncombe County Young Democrats Bootstraps Tour Event
1 - 3 PM
MANNA Foodbank
627 Swannanoa River Rd
Asheville, NC 28805

Rutherford County
Food Drive: 8:30 - 10:30AM
Rutherford County Democratic Party HQ
142 W.Main Street
Forest City, NC

Mecklenburg County
Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County Bootstraps Tour Event
12 PM - 2 PM
Crisis Assistance Ministry
500-A Spratt St.
Charlotte, NC 28206

Guilford County
Food Drive: 11 AM - 6 PM
Guilford County Democratic Party Headquarters
2300 W. Meadowview Rd, Suite 110.
Greensboro, NC 27407

Wake County
Wake County Young Democrats Bootstraps Tour Event
4:30 PM - 7 PM
Urban Ag Training Center
500 Hoke Street, Raleigh, NC

Johnston County
Johnston County Young Democrats Food Drive: 10 AM - 12 Noon
Johnston County Democratic Party HQ
401 East Main St., Suite 208A
Clayton, NC 27520

Pitt County
Young Democrats of Pitt County Canned Food Drive
5 PM - 7 PM
Greensprings Park
2500 E. Fifth St.
Greenville, NC, 27858

New Hanover County
New Hanover County YD Reading Day
3 PM - 6 PM
Fisher Center
601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403