The Department of Defense will host a ceremony marking the conclusion of the 2011 Feds Feed Families Food Drive on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium.
The food drive, administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, took place during June, July and August. Federal employees throughout the National Capital Region and military installations nationwide donated non-perishable food to local food banks. The campaign-wide goal was 2 million pounds of food collected and the drive collected a total of 5.7 million pounds.
Media interested in covering this event should R.S.V.P. to Defense Press Operations at 703-697-5131 no later than 4 p.m. EDT on Oct. 11. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at 703-695-0169. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.