Scouting for Food is the largest community service food drive in our area involving Cub Scouts, Scouts, Venturers and Explorers.

Your unit should participate in the Council's Scouting for Food community service project and let your local area know about this service project to help your local community food banks.  Let's all work together and make this year’s effort even more successful than last year’s and collect more than 85,000 pounds of food across the Northern Lights Council!


How do current health safety concerns affect Scouting for Food?

At the recommendation of the CDC and our community leaders we are ending the Scouting for food campaign.

We need to keep our community and Scouts safe. At the recommendation of the CDC and our community leaders we are ending the Scouting for food campaign. Due to CDC recommendations, Gate City Bank will be going to drive up only, so our lobbies will not be available for food drop off’s after today.  If a Scout Unit would like to pick up the boxes and food that we have at each location, they can contact the local phone office phone number during regular hours to set a time up to come in to collect the donations.

We will still have patches available to anyone who helped collect food this year and does any efforts on their own after the campaign is over.  However, DO NOT use the door hangers as Gate City Bank will not be equipped to continue this campaign. They do many things to support the community and will be working on another project after our CDC restrictions are lifted.

If you have door hangers or other resources that you did not use please return them back to your district executive or one of the council offices when we are all able to reopen our offices.


Thank you to our sponsor!

Help us gather results and get your patches Scouting for Food:

  • Record your Scouting for Food community service hours here. Scouting for Food is a service project that helps your unit meet is goals for Journey to Excellence.
  • Get your Scouting for Food Patches for the Scouts who participated in the service project, by reporting success in the form below.
  • Have fun!  Take pictures. The Scouting for Food community service project is the perfect opportunity to let your community know about your unit.  Leave a unit flyer or thank you note with the door hangers, take pictures and submit them to your local newspapers.

Thank you for your unit’s participation in this very important community service project.  If you have questions contact your local District Scouting for Food coordinator or District Executive.


Scouting for Food March 2020 Report and Patch Order Form

This form must be submitted to make sure each participant gets this years Scouting for Food patch.  Patches should be available at the April Roundtables if submitted by March 26th. Orders after that date will be filled as we get them and available for pickup or to be shipped directly to address listed below.

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