Media Release

Alachua County Purchasing to Hold Canned Food Drive

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 1:00 AM

2:19 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY - The Alachua County Purchasing Department and the North Central Florida Chapter of the National Institute for Governmental Purchasing (NCFC-NIGP) will be collecting canned goods and non-perishable food items for donation to Bread of the Mighty Food Bank.  Drop boxes will be placed throughout County buildings, and will accept donations March 14 - April 14.
The Bread of the Mighty Food Bank is a non-profit organization in Gainesville that coordinates the acquisition and distribution of food and basic essentials to non-profit programs that provide for the needy.
For more information, citizens can contact the Alachua County Purchasing Department at (352) 374-5202.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).