All Eastern Niagara Hospital facilities in Lockport and Newfane are serving as collection sites for "Operation: Rock Out Hunger" until Monday Nov. 12. DJ Jickster from 97-Rock (WGRZ-FM) will be at the hospital in Lockport from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday Nov. 9.
Operation: Rock Out Hunger is a food collection drive for the Food Bank of Western New York, sponsored by 97 Rock, WKBW-TV and Kaleida Health.
Suggested items for donation include cereal, peanut butter and other nut butters, canned tuna, canned chicken, canned fruit, canned vegetables, canned or dried beans, boxed macaroni and cheese, pasta, rice, spaghetti sauce, baby food, baby formula, diapers, boxed turkey stuffing, canned / prepackaged gravy, instant mashed potatoes, cornbread mix, applesauce, canned cranberry sauce, canned pumpkin and other canned fruit pie filling. Preferred foods are low sodium, low sugar and whole grain-based.