We truly live in a very giving community. And, if you're a resident of Umatilla in need of food, you're prayers have been answered.

The Umatilla Volunteer Firefighter's Association is hosting its annual food drive next Saturday, December 19th, from 12 pm to 4 pm at the McNary Fire Station. (Located at 305 Willamette Avenue)

When arriving, you will be directed to a designated parking area. stay in your vehicle and a volunteer will meet you soon. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you're asked to be wearing a face covering. You'll be provided a list of available food items and you'll indicate which items you need. The volunteer will get those items and load them into your vehicle.

The food giveaway is on a first come first serve basis, while supplies last.

The event is made possible, thanks to a generous donation from the City of Umatilla and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) to help the community due to the impact of Covid-19.

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