A Nelson's Port-a-Pit chicken sale has been planned to help with newly anticipated expenses of the Portage Township Food Pantry.
The Portage Lions Club is holding the event to help with the steady increase in food assistance requests.
The chicken is $7 and with extra potatoes is $10.
The distributing point for picking up orders is at the Willowcreek Middle School parking lot on May 31. The food can be picked up from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for pre-ticket sales and overstock. Any unclaimed tickets and product will be available until 2:30 p.m.
Tickets will be available at the following businesses in Portage next week:
Ace Hardware, 5979 Central Ave.; Dress Well Cleaners, 5160 Central Ave.; 1st Source Bank, Central Avenue and Willowcreek locations; Centier Bank, 3220 Willowcreek Road.; BMO Harris, 6015 U.S. 6; Horizon Bank, 2650 Willowcreek Road and Midwest Family Federal Credit Union, 2832 Willowcreek Road.