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All-day Bill Brooks' Food for Families food drive today at WPTV

Posted at 6:03 AM, Nov 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 19:47:31-05

Visit WPTV-TV today to drop off your non-perishable food items for this year's Bill Brooks' Food For Families food drive.

We are taking your donations through 6:30 p.m. Friday at WPTV, located at the corner of Banyan Boulevard and Australian Avenue in downtown West Palm Beach.

If you would like to help but are unable to drop off food items, text FOOD4FAMILIES to 41444 to donate any amount or visit the United Way's Food for Families web page and donate there.

Every dollar donated translates into two pounds of food, so a $10 donation means 20 pounds of food helping our community.

Food items can be also be dropped off at the following Cleveland Clinic locations through Nov. 22:

Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital - 10000 SW Innovation Way, Port St. Lucie

Cleveland Clinic Martin Health North Hospital - 200 SE Hospital Ave., Stuart

Cleveland Clinic Martin Health South Hospital – 2100 SE Salerno Rd., Stuart

Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center - 3801 South Kanner Hwy., Stuart

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.

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 and died after a battle with cancer.