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WFMY News 2 partners with Friendly Center, Second Harvest Food Bank for 'Waving Santa Donation Drive-thru' event

Those who donated a bag of 10 non-perishable food items at the drive-thru Saturday, received a commemorative waving Santa bobble arm doll!

GREENSBORO, N.C. — In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, one in six people in the Triad, do not have enough to eat.  

That's why WFMY News 2 partnered with Friendly Center and Second Harvest Food Bank Saturday for the 'Waving Santa Donation Drive-thru' event! The event allowed the community to help out and drop off food donations. 

The Drive-thru took place in the Regal Grand theater parking lot in the Friendly Shopping Center from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. 

The purpose of the event was to help feed families throughout the Triad. 

Those who donated a bag of non-perishable food items at the drive-thru received a commemorative waving Santa bobble arm doll just in time for the upcoming Christmas holiday! 

The numbers from Saturday’s event are presented below: 

  • 9,196 pounds of food collected
  • Will provide approx. 9,203 meals
  • $220 cash collected
Causes event in Greensboro, NC by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC and Friendly Center on Saturday, December 5 2020