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Bill Brooks' Food For Families is a food drive organized by WPTV NewsChannel 5 aimed at helping less fortunate people in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. You can donate food at NewsChannel 5 in West Palm Beach and at participating partner locations.
Bill Brooks' Food For Families is named in honor of former WPTV Vice President and General Manager, Bill Brooks. Brooks was GM at WPTV from 1981-1998. He died after a battle with cancer.
If you have problems submitting this form, or don’t receive a confirmation, please call the Food for Families Food Drive line: 1-800-345-9788 and leave a detailed message.
To register your non-profit to receive food, scroll down to the second form below.
The Food For Families food drive runs from Oct. 14 to Nov. 22.
Drop-off events will take place on the following dates:
Oct. 22: Showcase of Schools at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 4-8 p.m.
Nov. 1: Palm Beach Kennel Club, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Donations will be collected through Nov. 21)
Nov. 8: ADT, 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m., 1501 Yamato Road, Boca Raton
Nov. 15: Family Health Center, 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m., 3801 South Kanner Highway, Stuart
Nov. 22: WPTV Studios, 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m., 1100 Banyan Blvd., West Palm Beach. (Food items can be dropped off any weekday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. prior to the event.)
Cleveland Clinic Martin Health
Food items can be dropped off at the following Cleveland Clinic locations starting on Monday, Oct. 21:
Tradition Hospital - 10000 SW Innovation Way, Port St. Lucie
Martin North Hospital - 200 SE Hospital Ave., Stuart
Martin South Hospital – 2100 SE Salerno Road, Stuart
Family Health Center, 3801 South Kanner Highway, Stuart