Christopher Todd Communities in Goodyear and Litchfield Park are collecting non-perishable food donations at their home leasing centers through Thursday, Jan. 7 in support of St. Mary’s Food Bank.
Most-needed items are peanut butter; canned protein such as chicken, tuna or Spam; canned ravioli; canned fruits packed in 100% fruit juice or no sugar added; dry or canned low-sodium beans; whole wheat or whole grain boxed cereal.
“This year, more than ever, the need is extraordinary and we have enlisted the help of our residents and community at large to join us in providing what they can to those who are hungry,” said Todd Wood, CEO of Christopher Todd Communities.
St. Mary’s, the world’s first food bank, has been feeding the hungry for more than 50 years. Last year, it distributed more than 97 million pounds of food through its network.
In Goodyear, donors can drop off items at Christopher Todd Communities at Estrella Commons, 15385 W. Fillmore St. In Litchfield Park, they can drop off items at Christopher Todd Communities on Camelback, 12350 W. Camelback Road.
Other Christopher Todd Communities participating include Greenway, 15267 N. 140th Drive, Marley Park, 15025 W. Old Oak Lane, and Mountain View, 14155 W. Mountain View Road, Surprise; Happy Valley, 11903 W. Happy Valley Road, Peoria; Stadium, 9999 W. Missouri Ave., Phoenix; and Country Place, 2500 S. 99th Ave., Tolleson.
The leasing offices are accepting food donations only. Monetary donations can be made directly to St. Mary’s Food Bank at firstfoodbank.org.
Christopher Todd Communities is a Mesa-based developer and brand asset maximizer in the build-to-rent real estate niche, developing single-family smart home rental communities that are a hybrid between traditional single-family and apartment homes. For more information, visit christophertoddcommunities.com.