UCCM Tribal Police Services hold annual challenge drive

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MANITOULIN – The UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service is once again holding a toy and food drive challenge for all its communities and partners. All donations will go toward the Manitoulin Family Resources (MFR) Christmas drive.

“It’s that time of year again, let’s give back to our communities! UCCM Anishinaabe Police Service is organizing a toy and food drive challenge for all our communities and partners! All donations will go to Manitoulin Family Resources Christmas drive,” a release explains.

All items brought for donations must be sanitized (COVID-19 precautions), while non-perishable food items and gifts can be dropped off at the UCCM Anishnaabe Police station entrance in M’Chigeeng, UCCMM Tribal Council entrance (M’Chigeeng), Aundeck Omni Kaning, Zhiibaahaasing First Nation,   Whitefish River First Nation and Sheguiandah First Nation at the entrance of those community’s band offices.

The food drive’s most wanted list includes canned goods such as ravioli, cannelloni, canned tuna, peanut butter, yams, canned chicken, corned beef, beef stew, assorted canned foods, assorted canned fruits and vegetables; drinks such as coffee, juices in non-breakable containers, Ensure (or other supplemental drinks), baby formula; personal products such as bar and liquid soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste, laundry detergent, shaving  supplies, feminine hygiene products, deodorant and perfume, toilet and facial tissue, assorted cosmetics; packaged items such as hot cereals, mashed potatoes, stuffing mix and powdered eggs.

The toy and food drive collection ends on November 20 as police need time to pick up and drop off at Santa’s workshop!

For any questions, email matthew.bebonang@uccmpolice.com.