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United and Safeway hosting food drive on Saturday, May 20

United and Safeway are teaming up to host a food drive to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank, Mount Airy Net Food Pantry, and Food Link, Inc., on Saturday, May 20, when the Black-and-Red take on the Chicago Fire at RFK Stadium at 4 PM.

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Food items will be collected at Gate A at RFK Stadium and the collection will run from 2:30 PM – 4:15 PM. There will also be a collection box at Safeway’s tent in the tailgate, located in Lot 8. Fans who make a non-perishable food or monetary donation will receive a 50% off D.C. United primary jersey coupon. 

A list of most wanted items include:

  • Canned salmon, tuna or chicken
  • Canned vegetables, low sodium or no salt
  • Canned fruit, in light syrup or its own juice
  • Rice and pasta
  • Cereal, hot and cold
  • Beans, canned and dry
  • Healthy snacks
  • Peanut butter
  • 100% juice

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