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Patch RV In Sarasota This Week

Look out for the Patch RV around the city at various events giving away free swag plus collecting donations for area food banks.

Patch is stepping up its effort to get folks t o, which serves Sarasota County food banks and ones throughout the region.

We're bringing in a 31-foot Patch RV to events throughout Sarasota where you can donate canned goods, and for doing so, we're giving away some awesome prizes in our raffles. (By the way, we're still putting the finishing touches on this monster. The RV pictured is similar but smaller.)

Here are just three of the events we have planned so far (Click the event title to share and invite Facebook friends):

• Patch Give-A-Ton Food Drive April 27 5 to 7 p.m. at . Donate canned good/nonperishable food or sign up for Patch newsletter and receive coupon for free chips and medium drink with purchase of medium or large sub at Firehouse Subs. Limit 1 per person. Also raffling off gift card to Firehouse Subs.

• Free Lunch On Patch At Ringling Picnic April 30 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ringling Boulevard and Links Avenue. Donate canned good/nonperishable food or sign up for Patch newsletter and be entered to win one of two free lunches at a Ringling Picnic food truck of your choice. So far Baja Boys and Flying Sliders are scheduled to be there. Food trucks will start firing up the grills at 11 a.m., but we'll be there early to accept donations.

• Patch Give-A-Ton Food Drive Blowout April 30 3 to 8 p.m. at . Live music, free pizza (while supplies last), art and more. Donate canned good/nonperishable food or sign up for Patch newsletter and be entered to win $50 gift card to , $25 in gift certificates to Coffee Loft, $25 gift card to , tickets to and more. 

Even if you don't win, you'll help out a great cause, plus we're still giving away some awesome Patch swag at these events.

Stay tuned because more details will be added to the Food Drive Blowout at the Coffee Loft and other events are in the works!

Jamie Bailey April 22, 2012 at 11:47 PM
Drop by Sarasota School of Arts & Sciences on May 12th if you want to see something new and incredibly awesome - www.ssastoracon.com - i'm sure we can put the word out for plenty of canned good donations!
Charles Schelle (Editor) April 23, 2012 at 03:27 AM
The Patch RV will be in Bloomingdale that day, but thanks for the head's up. If you'd like to share more info about that event, please use our Announcements section. It'll post immediately and appear in the next morning's newsletter.

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